A Comparison of Two Interest Groups

In this assignment, students are asked to find information on two interest groups and to compare these groups across a variety of categories. Students will apply their conceptual knowledge of interest group functions and behaviors and produce an advisory report suggesting strategies for success for each group based on the analysis and comparison.

Subjects: Social Studies, US Government

Prior Knowledge: Students need to know how to do research on the Internet. They need to be able to write a report.

Key Concepts and Terms: Grassroots, Interest Group, Lobbying, Propaganda, Single-issue Group, Special Interests

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