Key areas to address include:
The role of public opinion, interest groups, and political parties;
The state and local election process;
Rights and responsibilities of citizens; and
Key issues and policies and political culture.
Students will write a research/argumentative essay, 500-750 words in length
Students should use Courier or New Courier 12 point as the paper’s font, double space the text, and create one inch margins on all four sides of the page. In addition, the assignment should be formatted according to MLA style for papers with no title page.