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Prompts for the Optional Paper

Here are the instructions and prompts for the optional essay. Please let me know if you have any questions. Answer ONE of the following paper topics. Your final draft should be 5-7 (seven pages is an absolute, law of nature … Continue reading

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Response paper instructions

Your assignment is to write a short essay (500-1000 words, or approximately 2-4 pages, double-spaced). Papers should be typed, in 12 point font, double-spaced, and with one inch margins. Deviations from this formatting may be penalized (particularly if it appears … Continue reading

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Expectations on Self-Assessment Essay

Let me first direct your attention back to the syllabus. I state there, on page 3 (and again on page 4), that this class is designed to reward steadiness/effort, skill, improvement, creative risk-taking, and initiative. So my broad expectation in … Continue reading

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Paper Topics

Well, it’s that time of the semester. Time to write your super excellent fun essays about democratic theory! So please read the instructions below: Select ONE of the following paper topics. Papers are to be 5-7 pages long (1250-1750 words), … Continue reading

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