Students will apply what they have learned in this course and compose a minimum 4-page final essay based on the statement found in the prompt below. Your paper must be your original thought and not taken from the thoughts/words of others. Failure to meet the minimum required page count will automatically result in a loss of 50 percent of the point value.
Topic: Is America in a decline on many fronts?
The results of a recent study indicate that the public sees an America in decline on many fronts.
What are three areas you believe America is in a decline? State your position, explain your analysis, and provide five recommendations that would minimize the current trend in the short-term (1-2 years) and the long-term (5-10) years. Your analysis should include an examination of current contributing factors that would support the notion of America in a state of decline on many fronts.
Format: 12-point font, New Times Roman, double-spaced paragraphs (no lists), APA style, one-inch margins, top, bottom and sides, Reference page, and Cover page. Neither the Reference page or the Cover page are counted in the minimum 5-page count.
Cover page: Your Last name, First Name, Policy Paper, Date
Note: Please proofread your written work before submitting it through the Turn-it-In link below. Helpful hint: www.grammarly.com (Links to an external site.)
Assessment for grading: Your ability to think critically, analyze information/data and compose an intellectual and cohesive paper