POL 101 Second Essay Prompt 2019 (1).docx - POL101 Second Essay Worth 15 Due December 8(by 9pm submitted to Quercus Essay Question Write an essay that

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POL101 Second Essay Worth 15% Due: December 8 (by 9pm) submitted to Quercus Essay Question: Write an essay that answers the following question: “Does it matter if young people do not participate in politics? Why/why not?” 1. Include an introductory paragraph that answers the essay question in the form of a thesis statement and gives a brief overview of your argument. 2. Include body paragraphs that support your thesis statement, and a conclusion that considers what your argument tells us about political participation and distinctive categories of citizens. 3. Your essay must answer this question using concepts from the course readings and lectures. Your essay will rely primarily on the readings and lecture on political participation, but you may also use other readings from the first semester of this course. DON’T use external sources. 4. Remember that the task of an argumentative essay is to persuade a skeptical reader of your position. In answering this question, be sure to explain why

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