300–500 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. In developing your post, you will want to reference course material such as material from the Unit Lib Guide and the Live Chat. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas. The goal of this assignment is to discuss the role that citizens play in American government. Citizen participation is built into the structure of American government in terms of voting. But Americans can and do participate in government in a variety other ways as well. In your post, identify and explain 1 of the ways that citizens can participate in government other than voting. Be sure to use specific examples. Then, reflecting on what you have learned in this course, how can you become more active in the process of government, other than voting?