This dilemma depicts the fundamental civic problem that faces elected public officials on a daily basis. Should one vote in accord with the wishes of his/her constitutents or should one follow his/her conscience? What does it mean to be a representative, with an emphasis on the internal word, "represent."? Students should have a fundamental knowledge of the functions of Congress and specifically the process of how a bill becomes a law. Historical background of the civil rights movement of the 1950's and 1960's should be processed. A 10 minute video is available. See SamuelGomberg@aol.com for details.