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Assignment | Political Platform Paper (Bishop): Getting Started

Prof. Kimberli Bishop | ENGL 1302 (Spring 2024)

Your Assignment

Your Goals:

Consider yourself a political pundit who has been called upon for his/her expertise regarding a particular political party’s (Democrat or Republican, whichever you drew out of a hat in class) stance regarding ONE of the following topics: 

  • Energy;
  • Prosperity;
  • Voter Identification;
  • Immigration; or
  • Criminal Justice Reform.

Your role as the author of this document is to learn enough about the argumentative points your opposition might make that you can confidently provide an in-depth, specific, and persuasive argument as to why your political point of view is superior to that of the opposition.  The audience is not only Professor Bishop, but the entire voting population.

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