Essay Questions Unit 1 test
The essay question is a “take‐home” essay due on the test day before the start of the Unit test. Students may choose one essay topic from the multiple possible essay questions below. Question are critical thinking questions, while they seek your opinion on an issue or event you must support that opinion with information and or facts from the course or outside research. Grading does include a review of grammar and spelling. Each essay answer is should be around two pages typed (double‐spaced, font Times New Roman 12 point, with one‐inch margins) in length or longer if necessary, to thoroughly discuss all aspects of the question. Essays must be uploaded on Blackboard before the due date. Essays will be subject to a plagiarism check, therefore; quotations from outside sources (whether direct quote or paraphrased or summarized) must be appropriately cited using MLA format. For help in understanding MLA formatting visit the writing center or library on the TCC Southeast campus, or consult this link: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/ The essay must be uploaded to Blackboard to be graded. Late uploads will not be graded unless the instructor has agreed to an extension before the due date and time. See Blackboard for specific dates, acceptable file formats and times. Unit 1: ORDER YOUR PAPER NOW
1. Many political scientists’ belief that identity politics or as some call tribal politics is changing the political culture of America. Do you agree? Why or Why not? Do you believe that politics of identity has a positive or negative impact on the principles of American Democracy?
2. Does this concept “A nation of immigrants” fit into American Values today? Why or why not? Has the idea of immigrants changed or have American Values changed?
3. The idea that “liberalism” is the fundamental basis of American Democracy has generally been agreed upon by both those holding conservative views and those holding liberal political views. Is it still true today that “liberalism” is that fundamental basis? If not, what is and what is wrong with the concept of “liberalism,” if you agree that “liberalism” still is that basis what do you believe the word means and how should it be used in deciding today’s public policy and political issues? ORDER YOUR PAPER NOW