History

 

History
Final Research Paper Detailed Outline- 3 pages +
This outline should be based on the topic selected on assignment Order # 403189019 Part 2which was:
• Religious Freedom
OR
• Privacy Rights
Whichever was selected has to be used again for this assignment.
Construct an outline of your Final Paper that will ensure you have all of the required elements. You are expected to write an outline, not a draft of your

final paper. Drafts of your paper will NOT meet the requirements of this assignment.
Prepare: Please review the necessary course text chapters, articles, and multimedia. Conduct additional research necessary to complete the assignment.
Reflect: The end of the course is rapidly approaching, and now is a great time to begin working on your Final Research Paper. This assignment will give you

an opportunity to create a detailed outline of your paper, which will help you to establish a structure for your final paper. Your outline will be

reviewed by your instructor and the feedback provided will certainly help you create a better final product. Remember, the main point of your outline is to

help you organize your thoughts and research. The outline should serve as the backbone of your paper and should provide the building blocks for your Final

Research Paper.

Write: Make sure to read over the instructions for the Final Research Paper, which are located in in the bottom titled FINAL PAPER INSTRUCTION. As

explained in those instructions, your paper should have seven major sections. For this assignment, you will need to create an outline in a Word document.

Review the Sample Outline (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.from the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.)Links to an

external site..
Your outline must include the following:
• Title page (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. in APA format
• Introduction and Thesis
 Introduce (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.the main topic and provide a brief preview of main points.
 Include a thesis statement (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.that identifies how the concepts of federalism, civil liberties,

and civil rights are implicated and affected by your selected topic.
• Main Point 1: Identify implications for federalism related to the topic.
 Provide a topic sentence that describes one positive impact of federalism on the selected topic.
 Provide a topic sentence that describes one negative impact of federalism on the selected topic.
 Provide at least one piece of supporting evidence (a quote or paraphrase) that supports all of your claims concerning the impacts of federalism on

the selected topic. Be sure to provide an in-text citation. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
 In a single sentence, explain the meaning of the evidence you added above.
 So what? Add a sentence that tells your reader how this evidence supports your topic sentence. Why is this evidence important to share?
• Main Point 2: Identify implications for civil rights related to the topic.
 Provide a topic sentence that describes one positive impact on the civil rights associated with the selected topic.
 Provide a topic sentence that describes one negative impact on the civil rights associated with the selected topic.
 Provide at least one piece of supporting evidence (a quote or paraphrase) that supports all of your claims concerning the impacts on the civil

rights associated with the selected topic. Be sure to provide an in-text citation. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
 In a single sentence, explain the meaning of the evidence you added above.
 So what? Add a sentence that tells your reader how this evidence supports your topic sentence. Why is this evidence important to share?
• Main Point 3: Identify implications for civil liberties related to the topic.
 Provide a topic sentence that describes one positive impact on the civil liberties associated with the selected topic.
 Provide a topic sentence that describes one negative impact on the civil liberties associated with the selected topic.
 Provide at least one piece of supporting evidence (a quote or paraphrase) that supports all of your claims concerning the impacts on the civil

liberties associated with the selected topic. Be sure to provide an in-text citation. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
 In a single sentence, explain the meaning of the evidence you added above.
 So what? Add a sentence that tells your reader how this evidence supports your topic sentence. Why is this evidence important to share?
• Conclusion
 In a sentence or two, conclude (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.by reviewing your main points and overall thesis.
o References Page
 Include a complete list of references (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.utilized within the outline in APA format.
The paper must be at least three pages in length (not including title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style.

Resources:
Multimedia
Mellows, M. (Producer), & Belton, D. (Director) (2010). A new Eden (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. [Series episode]. In M. Sullivan

(Executive producer), God in America: How religious liberty shaped America. Retrieved from https://secure.films.com/OnDemandEmbed.aspx?

Token=44446&aid=18596&Plt=FOD&loid=0&w=400&h=340
• This 60-minute video examines the origins of America’s efforts to support religious freedom throughout our nation.
Accessibility Statement (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Privacy Policy (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
TED. (2011). TEDTalks: Rebecca MacKinnon—Let’s take back the Internet (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. [Video file]. Retrieved from

the https://secure.films.com/OnDemandEmbed.aspx?Token=48199&aid=18596&Plt=FOD&loid=0&w=400&h=340
• This 15-minute video discusses some of the difficulties of balancing the need for free speech civil liberties with needs for security and law

enforcement.
Accessibility Statement (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Privacy Policy (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Please do not complete this portion below yet. I will submit it for completion separately after I get a feedback for the assignment above.
FINAL PAPER INSTRUCTION
FINAL PAPER 11 pages
Constitutional Issues and the Scope and Character of U.S. Government
In the Final Research Paper, you will use your critical thinking skills to analyze and evaluate a current events topic that has constitutional and

political implications.

Select one topic from the following list of three constitutional issues. The topic you select should also be used as the topic selected from order #

403189019 Part 2and The Final Paper Outline written assignments above:
• Religious freedom
• Privacy rights
The thesis of the paper will be a statement identifying how the concepts of federalism, civil liberties, and civil rights are implicated in and affected by

this topic.

Utilize the feedback from your Week Two and Three Assignments to create a more thorough outline to form your Final Research Paper. The paper must include

five main sections:
• Introductory paragraph that provides a brief background regarding the topic and introduces the main thesis.
• In-depth discussion of the implications for federalism related to the topic.
o Explain how and why federalism has a positive and negative impact on the selected topic.
 Provide one real-world positive example.
 Provide one real-world negative example.
 Utilize the Constitution, established case law, and scholarly sources to support your explanation.
• In-depth discussion of the implications for civil rights related to the topic.
o Explain how and why civil rights are positively and negatively affected by the selected topic.
 Provide one real-world positive example.
 Provide one real-world negative example.
 Utilize the Constitution, established case law, and scholarly sources to support your explanation.
• In-depth discussion of the implications for civil liberties related to the topic.
o Explain how and why civil liberties are positively and negatively affected by the selected topic.
 Provide one real-world positive example.
 Provide one real-world negative example.
 Utilize the Constitution, established case law, and scholarly sources to support your explanation.
• Concluding paragraph that summarizes the main findings and restates the thesis.
The paper must be at least 11 pages in length (excluding title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style. You must use at least six

scholarly resources (at least five of which can be found in the Ashford University Library) other than the textbook to support your claims. Cite your

sources within the text of your paper and on the reference page. For information regarding APA, including samples and tutorials, visit the Ashford Writing

Center.

The Final Research Paper:
• Must be at least 11 double-spaced pages in length (excluding title and reference pages), and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the

Ashford Writing Center.
• Must include a title page with the following:
o Title of paper
o Student’s name
o Course name and number
o Instructor’s name
o Date submitted
• Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
• Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
• Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
• Must use at least six scholarly resources, including a minimum of five from the Ashford University Library.
• Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
• Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

 

WE ACCEPT