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MECHANICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR GOVENMENT MANDATORYWRITING ASSIGNMENTFALL 2020You are to read in your paper each of thehyperlinkedarticles Ihave provided you and use material from each of them in yourpaper to explain the issues to support any arguments and opinionsyou may have based on them.You do NOT have to do anyadditional research. Use only these articles for the sources I haveprovided you.I have provided you with articles on topic that keenlyanalyze and exam the issues relating to the topic in order to assistyou in learning about and intelligently discussing this topic andyour thoughts about it.When using material (direct quotes from an article or paraphrasedmaterial-- written in your own words--from an article) youMUSTshowwhereyougot that material otherwise you are guilty ofplagiarismandcould receive a severe penalty on your grade for such plagiarism (all theway down to ZERO depending how egregious the plagiarism…forexample, you copied someone else’s paper).*****You are to use a variation of the APA method to cite and document the useof these sources.Normally, you would show that you are quoting orparaphrasing an article by putting the author’s name and perhaps aportion of the article’s title in parentheses at the end of the sentence.However, for your essay, I have numbered the articles that you areassigned to use in the paper.So, to easily identify the source you used inthe sentence you may simply put in parenthesis at the end of the sentencethe number of the article you have used rather than the name of theauthor or title of the article.If you quote or paraphrase from this articleagain in your paper, you simply use the same number again in parenthesisat the end of that later sentence.You do not need to use any articles in your paper other than the ones Ihave provided you.Do not include a “Works Cited” section at the end of your paper.Everyonein the class is to use the articles I have provided.Since both you, yourfellow students and I all have the same numbered list of the articles, thereis no need for a “Works Cited” section.If youdodecide, despite mydirections to the contrary, to include a Works Cited section at the end ofthe essay, be aware that a Works Cited section willnotbe included as partof your required minimum word count.
*****You are to present in this essay the information in a coherentfashion to detail the topic of the paper.You may include your opinionsand thoughtson what you know, where you learned it in general, and whyyou’ve made the decisions you did about this issue and arrived at the

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