Current Events Research Paper

Current Events Research Paper


Draft a paper that critically analyzes a current, domestic or foreign political issue of importance to the United States.

Students will (1) identify a current political event to analyze;

(2) research and summarize the different approaches to understanding the political issue selected;

(3) provide a clear, personal analysis of the issue and an explanation of the core values and assumptions that informs their analysis.

The student will be expected to support their discussion with primary texts and pre-approved secondary sources (including, but not limited to the course text, online lectures, and a list of suggested online resources). Your paper should be 6–8 pages in length and include proper APA citation. Remember, you should utilize information provided from each week of the course to complete your essay.