U.S. Government policies directly and indirectly influence the lives of Americans on a daily basis. Most U.S. laws reflect the majority political will of the citizens, be it on a national, state, or local level.
Look at the most recent demographic data from the U.S. Census website listed below and address the following questions:
- How do changing U.S. demographics influence current or future federal governmental policies?
- How do changing U.S. demographics influence your state’s current or future governmental policies?
The U.S. Census Bureau offers information on the demographic, geographic, and economic make-up of our country. This site includes the ability to search for state-level data: http://www.census.gov