To help you keep track of your research process and resources, download the Research Process Template word document. The document should be uploaded to your Google Drive Docs and shared with your teacher. As you research keep the template open in another tab and add as you find resources. Print books, magazine and newspaper articles can also be included as well as interviews in person or on video.
The central issue in Senator Franklin’s proposal is when should citizens have full rights as American citizens. Currently, various citizenship milestones are reached at different ages. In Wisconsin, we are able to drive at 16, serve in the military at 18, enter into marriage at 18, drink legally at 21. Yet those under 18 can be treated as adults by the courts. The Senator’s proposal is to create equity among all of these rights and grant them at one age. The goal of your group is to determine at what age would it be appropriate for citizens to gain these rights. Below are the steps you will take.