You will be required to write 1 midterm paper a minimum of 2,300 words in MLA format. You must use 5 sources, and cite them in an annotated bibliography. You may only use 3 internet resources, which must come from scholarly or government websites. Only .gov, .org and .edu electronic sources will be accepted. Your paper will be based on a quote about government through which you will have to evaluate the United States Government both past and present. You will be graded on your critical interpretation of the quote as well as your ability to analyze current political events through the lens of that quote. You will be graded on grammar, punctuation, accuracy, word use and critical, in depth analysis of the topic.