AP US Government and Politics
Which three states have never had a woman representative in the House or the Senate?
How accurate was your prediction?
How surprised are you by this information?
How did your own state and district do in regards to female representation?
What story does the map tell?
Do you notice any big geographical patterns in the map?
Explain whether this is a happy map or a sad map.
Why do you think these three states have never had any representation?
What is one consequence of never having elected a female for these three states?
Vermont and Mississippi are about as politically and culturally different as any two states could be. Why do you think they both agree on not having female representatives?
It's been said that the gender of the politician isn't important, what matters are the policies they fight for. In the comments section, explain whether you think this statement is true: