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Exam 3 Questions - Political Science 123 Dr. Robert Lane...

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Political Science 123 3rd Assignment Dr. Robert Lane Fall, 2007 Your grade will be based upon the following criteria: Meeting the December 12, 2007, 10:30 a.m. deadline. Only e-mail the paper to me if you cannot make it to class on that date. (Due to the inconvenience of having to print out your paper, I will deduct 4 pts. from your paper. You can slide the paper under my office door (Brown 319). Do not leave the paper with the Faculty Secretary. I grade these papers promptly, and if you wish to avoid receiving an incomplete for the course grade, it’s important that I receive your paper on time.*** Explicitly labeling each part of your paper. Demonstrating a solid understanding of assigned readings, class lectures & films Using specific illustrative examples to support your analysis and arguments. Consistently following instructions. Writing in complete sentences, coherent paragraphs, and in your own words. Using proper grammar, mechanics, spelling, and syntax. Not using the second person pronoun “you”. Typing the assignment, using 1.5 spacing. THREE REMINDERS: 1. I am unavailable for assisting you on this paper after 10:30 a.m., December 10, 2007 . * 2. “Substantive Paragraph” means that you need to write more than three sentences and clearly demonstrate that you put forth sufficient time, effort, and thought in answering the question. 3. “Drawing upon” a reading / article means you are expected to refer to something specific in the article, as well as refer to the author by name. Your answer needs to be engaged with and respond to the reading / article. If you include a direct quote from one of the texts, identify the page number in parenthesis following the quote. A direct quote should be used to enhance your discussion, not replace it. 1. [20 pts. / 5 pts. each] SELECT FOUR of the following questions: [You need to clearly demonstrate that you attentively viewed the films shown in class by referring to something specific in the film.] a) Drawing upon the “Sixty Minutes segment on Crack Addict Moms” , in a substantive paragraph discuss to what extent you would support (or oppose) the hospital’s policy requiring mandatory testing / treatment for these mothers. b) Drawing upon the film “Vietnam Memorial” , in a substantive paragraph describe two insights the film provides about the Vietnam War. c) Drawing upon the film “Fight Over School Choice” , in a substantive paragraph discuss to what extent you support (or oppose) the use of school vouchers to pay for students who attend private religious schools. d) Drawing upon the film “Welfare to Work” , in a substantive paragraph discuss the two reforms that you would most support. e) Drawing upon the film “In A Dark Time” , in a substantive paragraph discuss two specific events that took place in 1968 that influenced the Presidential election of 1968.
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