The Key to Representative Democracy
Who holds the key to representative democracy? You do, it's really true! As a citizen you must participate in order for democracy to work.
Gather all the addresses of your local, state, and national representatives and put them to work for you. Let your leaders in your representative democracy hear from you about issues around you.
Listed on the attached worksheet are some ideas about good citizenship to help you get started. Enter your answers in the text boxes provided. Remember, participation is the key to representative democracy!
After completing the attached worksheet, discuss with your teacher and classmates.