You are required to submit a writing assignment as part of Lesson 7 in the course. You are to write a current event paper, approximately 750 words in length, consisting of a summary and analysis of a current event having to do with American government and/or politics. You must cite a minimum of five different references (sources) in the paper and include a works cited page at the end of the assignment to provide full bibliographic information for each of the references that was cited in the text of the paper. You must cite 2 times per page and cannot use direct quotes of more than two sentences. The writing and presentation should be very formal, as opposed to the more relaxed style that is typical of discusssion postings. Use the word I, very rarely. Do not use the words ‘we’ or ‘you’ in this writing.
Current event papers must be formatted according to MLA style, for papers with no title page (see the following link to access an online resource for MLA style: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/). In addition, please use Courier New 12 point as the paper’s font, and ensure the assignment is double-spaced.
The current event paper should have the following elements: