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What if we made “America From Scratch” today rather than 250 years ago? Would 12-year-olds be allowed to vote? What if there were no states? Host Toussaint Morrison joins the PBS Digital Studios family to ask these big questions and celebrate the incredible opportunities represented by our ongoing American experiment. Produced by Rewire as part of the Twin Cities PBS “In It Together” initiative.

America From Scratch

S01E09 · Should we make voting mandatory?

Imagine being required to vote by penalty of law. Sound a little extreme? Maybe. But... More

Imagine being required to vote by penalty of law. Sound a little extreme? Maybe. But for other countries around the world, it’s a reality, and it helps get people to the polls. Meanwhile, in the U.S., only 55 percent of eligible people cast a vote for president in 2016.

8-13-201800:08:56
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