The Article Extension should be a one-page typed essay which answers the specific question posed and includes specific references from the assigned supplemental article(s) as well as the textbook. Quality submissions will present a clear knowledge of the subject and a synthesized approach to the support provided.
Specific Question for Unit 1:
What is the core (or most convincing) reason Texas shifted from a predominately Democratic state to a predominately Republican state? Additionally, how concerned should the Republican Party be concerning a potential shift back to a Democrat state? Answer should be supported with evidence from the article (below) and textbook. Unit 1 Assigned Supplemental Article
Read the following interview segments at: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/architect/texas/realignment.html
If, for some reason, the link will not work, you may access a PDF of the article here: Texas – How Texas Became A ‘red’ State Karl Rove — The Architect FRONTLINE PBS.pdf.
Note: The assigned Article Extension will be based on the assigned article here as well as the unit material. The submitted written assessment should reflect a synthesis of the content presented. As such, students should take time to read and digest the assigned reading.