You have been preparing for this final assignment each week by constructing an Annotated Bibliography (Week 2) and a detailed outline of the Final Paper’s main points (Week 3) in which you focused on the following:
- Historical and constitutional basis for the American Government’s structure
- The system of checks and balances
- The various roles (e., public opinion, media, special interest groups, etc.) concerning public policy and elections
- The voting system and election process.
The Final Paper should utilize the POL201 Final Paper template and be at least six pages in length (not including title page and references) and based on your previously submitted assignments. It is important to utilize APA Style Elements (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. headings for major sections of your paper in order to ensure that the paper is easy to follow.
Scaffold your paper around the following outline:
The Final Paper Assignment
I added some comments for the final paper. Remember that the thesis is the roadmap for the paper so it needs to be clear and concise to show the reader what the paper will argue. The reader should understand why your policy is important and how it relates to the national government. Always finish with a strong conclusion to reinforce the thesis and tell the reader why your argument was convincing.