What is federalism?

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Please see below, its a 3-4 pages APA format paper, how much would it be for this one?

Assignment 1:  What Is Federalism                                              

 

Write a three to four (3-4) page paper on American federalism in which you:

  1. Provide three (3) examples of how federalism has evolved from its origins to the American political system in place today.
  2. Examine three to five (3-5) factors that have allowed the concept of federalism to shape American political behavior.
  3. Discuss at least two (2) factors that illustrate how the relationship between the states and the U.S. federal government influences the creation of American policies overall.
  4. Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites to not qualify as academic resources.

 

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

 

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are to:

  • Determine how the Constitution divides power between the state and federal governments. 
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in the field of U.S. government and politics.  
  • Write clearly and concisely about U.S. government and politics using proper writing mechanics.

 Assignment 1 is worth 20% (200 points) of your overall grade.  Adhere closely to the criteria in the Assignment grading rubric to earn the best possible grade for exemplary, proficient, fair or meets expectations

 

1)  There are three headings requirements for the paper.  Read the Assignment and Rubric in the Course Guide carefully for complete requirements.  Format same as discussion posts.


2) Focus on the paper format including APA style citations (in-text) and reference page format all carry points.

3) Write out each question, and respond to it below (see examples below). 

4) Do not use or cite Wikipedia, encyclopedia or dictionaries as sources.  Conduct serious academic research.   Page 1 of course guide has some sources. 

5)  Papers accepted only at week 6-assignment site not at Turnitin or email. 

6)  Late papers heavily penalized.  You have had 5 weeks.  See late policy

7) You must use Turnitin to check for originality of your paper.  Suggested similarity index of no more than 15%.

8) Read your course guide carefully for assignment requirements. No opportunity for do overs.

Example of body of paper format below:  I am showing you questions and response format

1.  Provide three (3) examples of how federalism has evolved from its origins to the American political system in place today.   


Response goes here (use paragraphs for each example).

 2. Examine three to five (3-5) factors…


Response goes here. (Use one paragraph for each factor)

 

3.  Discuss at least two factors that illustrate

 

            Response goes here (use one paragraphs for each factor discussion)

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.

Points: 200

Assignment 1: What Is Federalism?

Criteria

 

Unacceptable

Below 60% F

Meets Minimum Expectations

60-69% D

 

Fair

70-79% C

 

Proficient

80-89% B

 

Exemplary

90-100% A

1. Provide three (3) examples of how federalism has evolved from its origins to the American political system in place today.

Weight: 25%

Did not submit or incompletely provided three examples of how federalism has evolved from its origins to the American political system in place today.

Insufficiently provided three examples of how federalism has evolved from its origins to the American political system in place today.

Partially provided three examples of how federalism has evolved from its origins to the American political system in place today.

Satisfactorily provided three examples of how federalism has evolved from its origins to the American political system in place today.

Thoroughly provided three examples of how federalism has evolved from its origins to the American political system in place today.

2. Examine three to five (3-5) factors that have allowed the concept of federalism to shape American political behavior.
Weight: 25%

Did not submit or incompletely examined three to five (3-5) factors that have allowed the concept of federalism to shape American political behavior.

Insufficiently examined three to five (3-5) factors that have allowed the concept of federalism to shape American political behavior.

Partially examined three to five (3-5) factors that have allowed the concept of federalism to shape American political behavior.

Satisfactorily examined three to five (3-5) factors that have allowed the concept of federalism to shape American political behavior.

Thoroughly examined three to five (3-5) factors that have allowed the concept of federalism to shape American political behavior.

3. Discuss at least two (2) factors that illustrate how the relationship between the states and the U.S. federal government influences the creation of American policies overall.

Weight: 25%

Did not submit or incompletely discussed at least two (2) factors that illustrate how the relationship between the states and the U.S. federal government influences the creation of American policies overall.

Insufficiently discussed at least two (2) factors that illustrate how the relationship between the states and the U.S. federal government influences the creation of American policies overall.

Partially discussed at least two (2) factors that illustrate how the relationship between the states and the U.S. federal government influences the creation of American policies overall.

Satisfactorily discussed at least two (2) factors that illustrate how the relationship between the states and the U.S. federal government influences the creation of American policies overall.

Thoroughly discussed at least two (2) factors that illustrate how the relationship between the states and the U.S. federal government influences the creation of American policies overall.

4. Writing / Support for ideas (5%)

Never uses reasons and evidence that  logically support ideas

Rarely uses reasons and evidence that logically support ideas

Partially uses reasons and evidence that logically support ideas

Mostly uses reasons and evidence that logically support ideas

Consistently uses reasons and evidence that logically support ideas. 

5. Writing / Grammar and mechanics

(5%)

Serious and persistent errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation

Numerous errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation

Partially free of errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation

Mostly free of errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation

Free of errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation

6. Writing and Information Literacy / Integration of Sources

(5%)

Serious errors in the integration of sources, such as intentional or accidental plagiarism or failure to use in-text citations.

Sources are rarely integrated using effective techniques of quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing, using in-text citations

Sources are partially integrated using effective techniques of quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing, using in-text citations

Sources are mostly integrated using effective techniques of quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing, using in-text citations

Sources are consistently integrated using effective techniques of quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing, using in-text citations

7. Information Literacy / Crediting Sources in APA (5%)

Lack of citations and/or lack of reference section and/or citations don’t correspond to listed references

In-text citations and references are given, but not in APA format

Partially shows correct (or approximately correct) use of in-text citations, with matching references using APA-format

Mostly shows correct use of in-text citations with matching references using APA-format

Consistently shows correct use of In-text citations with matching references using APA-format

8. Information Literacy / Research (5%)

Quantity and/or quality of sources are unacceptable

Too few references and/or references are of poor quality

Number of sources is less than expected and/or the quality of sources is questionable. 

Number of sources is sufficient and the quality of sources is mostly good. 

Number of sources is sufficient and the quality of sources is good. 

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