Meeting in a Fishbowl: Consensus vs. Democracy

Students analyze the democratic and consensual decision-making process. They review the distinctions between decision-making and consensus and simulate a town meeting and a tribal meeting. They select an issue and research the issue from their point of view in their group. They simulate the town meeting and prepare a written ordinance.

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9th - 12th
Social Studies & History
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