National Government POS 2041 Fall 2021 Essay 20 points Due: Monday, OCTOBER 11th by 9:30 AM Due: via D2L Answer the prompt in an essay response (20 points). See below for further instructions on format, style, and citations. Read carefully the entire instruction sheet (two pages). Each paper should answer all questions in an essay form and be no less than 1050 and no more than 1250 words.
Explain why is the Census implemented, (3a) why is it required, and (3b) what purpose does it achieve for the Federal government.
How do local governments and communities benefit from completing the Census?
How do you personally benefit from the Census?
Describe the process of how the 2020 Census was conducted and did you participate? Why yes or no?
How is reapportionment going to affect your state and your community? Formatting Instructions Failure to follow these instructions will result in a loss of points. All papers must be:
Submitted electronically via D2L course shell
Max 1200 words, inclusive of name, title, and citations
No cover sheet, just your name and class session (Summer 2020)
12 point Times font
Double spaced – 1 inch margins on all sides Style Instructions Failure to follow these instructions will result in a loss of points. Make your answer in the form of an organized essay which includes:
A specific thesis statement that explains your argument and does not merely restate the questions
Support your argument with examples from literary sources Page 2 of 2 Page 2 of 2 National Government
Keep direct quotes to a minimum. Instead paraphrase the text into your own words to show you understand the concepts
Use proper in text citations Citation Instructions Failure to follow these instructions will result in a loss of points. Make sure you use the following method for citations
Since your essay should use sources outside of the class materials, at least 3 sources besides the textbook is necessary and expected for this assignment. Quotations you sourced have to provide important and substantial information which aids your argument.
The sources for your essay should not be with .com, .net .org extensions. You can only use sources with .edu, .gov extensions. Sources with other extensions will not count towards the three sources requirement. Wikipedia is not acceptable source for this assignment and you are not allowed to use it.
To cite, use parenthetical citations, for example: (Smith 2009, p. 15)
Use APA citation style, and create a bibliography of the works used for the assignment. Any remaining questions on formatting, style, or citations should be directed to the instructor by email. I might not be able to respond to your e mail if you send it to me the night before the essay is due, so ask your questions as early as possible. REMEMBER: Submit only PDF or MS Word format of your paper to the course D2L course shell. You will not receive grade if you do not submit your paper on time. Plagiarism, as defined by the student handbook, and in any possible form, is unacceptable and will result with the appropriate sanctions and penalties outlined in the student handbook, as well as a score of 0 for the assignment, possible for the course as well. So don’t do it!