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    s.wilkes
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    Learning Objective: Understand the differences and similarities of state vs federal governments and how the two function together.

    Resources:
    1. Civic Engagement: State Governments

    2. Limits on State Powers

    Assignment:
    Answer the question:

      What are some ways citizens can be involved in state government?
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    Michael Wile
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    Citizens can serve on boards and committees that make recommendations to elected officials. Citizens can introduce themselves to their legislators when he or she is campaigning, fund-raising or holding a 鈥渢own meeting.鈥 Find out about his or her interests and goals for the bleeding disorder community. Brush up on politics in your state, log on to the Internet. Most state legislative offices maintain Web sites. Citizens can offer their opinions by speaking out at legislative sessions and by writing letters to elected officials.

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