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Road Commissioners and Petitioning for Change

Students study the position of road commissioners in Maine and the process of bringing a referendum to vote. Students research this information for three Maine towns. Then they write a position paper which addresses some aspect of the road commissioner's job. As teams, the students then choose a position they'd like to see changed , write a referendum, and explore ways of bringing it to vote.

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9th - 12th
Social Studies & History
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