The American People

Kennedy B, Sophie B, Courtney A, James A Period 6

How do demographic trends impact American politics?

With every passing year the demographic of America shifts. Increased immigration has caused fluctuations in the population of many states causing many shifts in government representation. Also the aging population has created new political interests.
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The Graying of America

The graying of America refers to the fact that America is changing due to the growth in the senior citizen population. Senior citizens are now playing a larger role in politics.
Schoolhouse Rock - ''The Great American Melting Pot''

The Great American Melting Pot

This video relates to our topic because it describes all of the different groups that came to America and are now combining their cultures with American culture.