How can your voice be heard in government?

How to make an official petition: 

Case Studies:

Download: Case Studies – affecting government worksheet

Civil Disobedience – Viola Desmond 1946

Petitions – BC HST 2011

Pressure Groups/Lobbyists – NAFTA 1994 (pages 1-4)


Apply Your Knowledge:

Review pp 290-296

  1. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of pressure groups/ lobbyists, petitions, and civil disobedience as ways to make change in your world. Use specific examples from case studies in the text and in class to highlight your arguments. (3 paragraphs)


Read pp 313-317

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