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Federalism

News Journal Written Assignment:

News Journals require you to relate current events to the topics covered within POS 2041, American National Government. For your first Journal please choose from one of the articles listed below.

  • As you review the articles, you will find that some are fairly direct while other reveal the complexity of federal issues. Chose the article that you are most comfortable with and then fully address each of the following requirements:
    1. Summary – Summarize in paragraph form the facts and issues presented in the article. Please document the source of your information with a parenthetical reference.
    2. Application – Apply three or more concepts from the assigned chapter in your textbook to the information in the news article. Specifically explain how the material in your textbook is illustrated in the article you are examining. This can be accomplished by using examples from the article and terms or concepts found in the textbook. You must clearly define the concepts and provide in-text citations in the APA format, including the page number(s).
    3. Analysis – Conclude with an analysis and reflection of the issue that includes reasoning related to concepts within POS 2041 an analysis of the article perspective. Does the article present the issue in a way that influences as well as informs. Lastly, include your own observations of the issue, the actions of those involved or an anticipated outcome related to your understanding of the concepts covered within the course.

    Please specifically identify each section by number and title.Please read through Step-by-step instructions for Written Assignment success!for tips on how to effectively complete the Written Assignments for this class.


    In order to receive credit, you are required to:

    • Divide your essay into sections/paragraphs by number and title. (i.e. 1. Summary; 2. Application; 3. Analysis)
      • Penalties for not following the length requirement will range from 5 to 10 points.
    • Provide comprehensive analysis by using the textbook and other course materials as the primary source of information.
      • Penalties for not following the length requirement will range from 5 to 40 points.
    • Submit your essay in at least 500 words.
      • Penalties for not following the length requirement will range from 5 to 40 points.
    • Submit the essay within the due date.
      • No late submission will be allowed or graded unless it involves a documented emergency or accommodation.
    • Avoid using any quotation. Use paraphrasing instead.
      • Quotations will not count toward the length requirement.
    • Provide in-text citations and references in the APA writing format.
      • Penalties for not providing in-text citations and/or references will range from 5 to 30 points.
      • See the following links for specific information on how to provide in-text citations and references.

        Federalism

        News Journal Written Assignment:News Journals require you to relate current events to the topics covered within POS 2041, American National Government. For your first Journal please choose from one of the articles listed below.

        • As you review the articles, you will find that some are fairly direct while other reveal the complexity of federal issues. Chose the article that you are most comfortable with and then fully address each of the following requirements:
          1. Summary – Summarize in paragraph form the facts and issues presented in the article. Please document the source of your information with a parenthetical reference.
          2. Application – Apply three or more concepts from the assigned chapter in your textbook to the information in the news article. Specifically explain how the material in your textbook is illustrated in the article you are examining. This can be accomplished by using examples from the article and terms or concepts found in the textbook. You must clearly define the concepts and provide in-text citations in the APA format, including the page number(s).
          3. Analysis – Conclude with an analysis and reflection of the issue that includes reasoning related to concepts within POS 2041 an analysis of the article perspective. Does the article present the issue in a way that influences as well as informs. Lastly, include your own observations of the issue, the actions of those involved or an anticipated outcome related to your understanding of the concepts covered within the course.

          Please specifically identify each section by number and title.Please read through Step-by-step instructions for Written Assignment success!for tips on how to effectively complete the Written Assignments for this class.


          In order to receive credit, you are required to:

          • Divide your essay into sections/paragraphs by number and title. (i.e. 1. Summary; 2. Application; 3. Analysis)
            • Penalties for not following the length requirement will range from 5 to 10 points.
          • Provide comprehensive analysis by using the textbook and other course materials as the primary source of information.
            • Penalties for not following the length requirement will range from 5 to 40 points.
          • Submit your essay in at least 500 words.
            • Penalties for not following the length requirement will range from 5 to 40 points.
          • Submit the essay within the due date.
            • No late submission will be allowed or graded unless it involves a documented emergency or accommodation.
          • Avoid using any quotation. Use paraphrasing instead.
            • Quotations will not count toward the length requirement.
          • Provide in-text citations and references in the APA writing format.
            • Penalties for not providing in-text citations and/or references will range from 5 to 30 points.
            • See the following links for specific information on how to provide in-text citations and references.