Chapter 1 from book link above!!!
Please use at least three cites total. Including 1 from the text book. The purpose of the essays is to provide students an opportunity to discuss a key concept or topic in Texas politics and to show a basic understanding of academic research and reporting skills. Students should offer evidence for their arguments. Thus, submissions that are more comprehensive and detailed will earn a higher point total. Each assignment should be a minimum of 800 words. Submissions should include a works cited page (note: there must be a parenthetical citation at the end of each sentence that contains information from a source). The textbook should be one of the sources and included on the works cited page (sources other than the textbook may be used as well).You should use New Courier or Times New Roman, 12 point font, double-spacing, and one inch margins on all four sides of the paper. The assignment is to be formatted according to the Modern Language Association (MLA) style which includes a works cited page but does NOT include a title page. Students should research this style in order to properly format the assignment (see the Purdue Online Writing Lab).All writing assignments will be analyzed using SafeAssign. Essays that contain plagiarized material will receive a significant reduction in points or a zero. Students may receive a failing grade in the course for submitting plagiarized material. Do not cut and paste information from an online source or copy information directly from the chapter without using quotations and citing the information.Submission Instructions:Complete and submit your assignment as instructed.Complete your assignment using word-processing software such as MS Word 365 (use your CTC EagleMail account to download free software at https://products.office.com/en-US/student/office-in-education. Save your file as a .doc file to ensure that it can be opened at any computer. Submit your assignment by selecting the Submit Writing Assignment 1 or Submit Writing Assignment 2 link. On the Assignment page, scroll down to the Assignment Submission section, select Browse My Computer, locate your file on your computer, and select okay to attach your saved file. Make sure to select SUBMIT. You may view your posting both on this page and under My Grade (available under Tools). Do not enter your assignment in the box in the “Add Comments” section.
WRITING ASSIGNMENT 1Select ONE of the following topics to answer for Writing Assignment 1. The writing assignment should be a minimum of 750 words. You should find most of the information you need to complete the assignment in the textbook, but it may improve your submission by using additional sources (such as news articles or government websites). See the Writing Assignment Instructions for more information.Discuss how the population has changed in Texas and how it is projected to change in the future. (Hint: Look at the charts and graphs in Chapter 1.) In what ways might Texas’ politics change in the future based on its racial and ethnic makeup? Based on the population growth, urbanization and economic transformation of the last two decades, how might Texas change in the next two decades? Which areas will grow in population, and what might Texas’ government have to do to respond to that growth? (Be specific)