Title page Introduction (half page):Describe the paper’s overall thesis.

Provide an overview of main points. The Constitution (topic1): Describe one strength and one weakness of the U.S. Constitution.

Recommend one option to maintain the strength and one to correct the weakness. Federalism (topic 2): Describe one advantage and one disadvantage of a national policy that must be implemented by one agency of the federal bureaucracy.

Recommend one option to maintain the advantage and one to improve the disadvantage. Branches of Government ( topic 3): Describe one strength and one weakness of one branch of our government: Executive, Legislative, or Judiciary.

Recommend one option to maintain the strength and one to correct the weakness. Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Elections (topic 4): Describe one positive impact and one negative impact of one of the following: political parties, interest groups, or federal elections. Recommend one option to accentuate the positive impact and one to lessen the negative impact.

Conclusion: Review your main points. Review your overall thesis.

References page Writing the Final Paper The Final Paper: Must be at least six 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: Title of paper Student’s name Course name and number Instructor’s name 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 eight scholarly resources, including a minimum of two from the Ashford University Library. Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.