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WRITING ASSIGNMENT 2
After reading Chapter 11, The Congress, write an essay by answering/analyzing all of the following questions/topics.
Why did the Founding Fathers establish a bicameral Congress? Be specific about the two reasons.
What are the main functions of the Congress? Be specific and give an example for each function. How does a bill become law? Be specific about the steps in the lawmaking process.
In order to receive credit, you are required to:
Provide comprehensive answers/analysis by using the textbook (the assigned chapter) as the primary source of information.
Penalties for not following this requirement will range from 5% to 30%.
Divide the essay into paragraphs following each assigned question or topic.
Penalties for not following this requirement will range from 5% to 15%.
Submit your essay in at least 500 words.
Penalties for not following the length requirement will range from 5% to 50%.
Submit the assignment within the due date.
See the Late/Make-up Assignment policy in the syllabus for information about late submission penalties.
Provide in-text citations and references in the APA writing format.
Each in-text citation needs to include the last name of the author(s), the publication year, and the page or section and paragraph numers.
Here are examples of in-text citations: (Krutz and Waskiewicz, 2019, p. 27) or (Krutz and Waskiewicz, 2019, Section 3.1, para. 5) or (Krutz and Waskiewicz, 2019, 3.1, para. 5).
Penalties for not providing in-text citations and/or matching references will range from 10% to 50%.