Choose a current issues such as health care, immigration, drug regulation, education, or gun control. Create an argument for why your issue is best regulated at the federal or state/local level. Explain the pros and cons of regulation at that level versus the other level, and consider aspects such as taxation, national standards versus local control, and the Constitution. Include recent examples in the news that support your argument.
Several sources should be cited and listed in the references to support points. These include the book, lessons, news articles, and relevant websites.
The task is to research, create, and support a scholarly argument using facts and evidence. Personal opinions are unnecessary and should be left out of the arguments. State facts and back them with citations. Phrases like I feel or in my opinion should appear nowhere in the essay.