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For this exercise you will have to answer two questions:Part One:First, you must visit and take the quiz to find out your political ideology at one or both of the following web-sites:Advocates for Self Government a libertarian web-site: Research Center for People & the Press:, write a short paragraph (four or five sentences) explaining the results of the quizz(es). Do you believe that these quizzes accurately measured your idelogical leanings to the right or the left?Part Two:The second part of this assignment requires that you select a topic in one of the chapters covered by this module. Conduct some research by visiting one of the web-sites provided below.Then, write a short essay (two or three paragraphs: minimum six sentences):explain why you decided to research that topic;how does it relate to the chapter you selected;discuss whether you consider this site a good tool for learning about American politics.Read your answers and use spell check before submiting them.  You can only submit this assignment once.  Paste both parts with labeled headings ‘Part One’ and ‘Part Two’ in this assignment dropbox below or attach as a Word document.Note: Written Requirement: All assignments  must be written using proper English grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Four (4) points will be deducted for each spelling, grammatical, and/or punctuation error. Work that contains more than five (5) spelling, grammatical, and/or punctuation errors; or work that does not meet the minimum number of sentences required will receive a grade of F (‘0’ points).Instructor reserves the right to submit all written work to to verify originality.Options:Chapter 5: Public is a nonpartisant source on current trends in public opinion: http://www.pollingreport.comReal Clear Politics is a source for comparing polling results from several sources. It also aggregates the result from election polls: http://www.realclearpolitics.comChapter 6: The Media:If you choose to cover this chapter, you must visit a non-traditional mainstream media source and identify whether it leans to the left or the right; or whether the site represents academic viewpoints that are non-partisan (neither left nor right leanings).Drudge Report: http://www.drudgereport.comHuffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.comThe National Review: http://www.nationalreview.comSalon: Out: http://www.truthout.orgThe Monkey Cage: http://www.themonkeycage.orgChapter 7: Political Parties, Participation, and Elections:To find out information on the next election, register to vote; and/or to learn whether your state allows you to vote through an absentee ballot contact the following web-site:League of Women Voters: http://www.vote411.orgProject Vote Smart provides information on elections, candidates; and elected officials : http://www.votesmart.orgChapter 8: Interest Groups:Washington State University at Vancouver provides the most comprehensive list of interest groups and lobbyist: