In this discussion you will make a total of three posts, one initial post and two reply posts. Initial posts should be 200-250 words. Reply posts should be 100-150 words. Points will be deducted for not meeting the minimum word count requirements. In your responses to other students’ posts, please addressthe student by name in your response and sign your name at the end of your post. Points will be deducted for not doing so. 

Note: You must make an initial post before you can see what others have posted.

Your initial post should be posted by 11:59pm on Sunday, 5 March 2017, in order to give your fellow students time to respond. The completed  assignment, including your two response posts, is due by 11:59pm on Tuesday, 7 March 2017. Discussion posts MUST be submitted by the deadline or you will rreceive a zero for the assignment. Discussion posts CANNOT be made up. 

Please respond to the following:

Do you think a lack of political knowledge is a problem in the United States? Why or why not? Do you believe it is necessary to improve political knowledge in the US? How do we do this?