Discussion 1 (Introduction to Politics

Most Americans feel alienated from politics and choose not to participate in the democratic political process. They argue that government and politics do not affect them. To help you recognize how government and politics are in our daily lives, please Give a personal example showing how government and politics affect you. Can you think of ways in which you can make a change. Do you identify with a particular political party? Why? Where do your political views, including values, beliefs, and attitudes, come from?