What were some of the long-term effects of the Reagan Revolution and the rise of conservatives?

You will write a 3-4 page, formal, college-level paper answering ONE (1) of the following prompts. Most of these prompts include more than one question — make sure you address every aspect of the questions.

You will need to use both of your textbooks (you may also use lectures) and may need additional, outside sources to flesh out your paper.

You MUST cite every quote, reference, paraphrase, fact or other item requiring citation. You MUST cite using the citation style known as Turabian. Using any other format will result in you receiving a zero on your paper.

If you have no citations, you will earn a zero on your paper.

If you do not have a Works Cited page, you will earn a zero on your paper (do not use a reference page or a bibliography — they have specific meanings that differ from Works Cited.

You are responsible for all of the style items in PG’s Writing Guide.

Directions

 This is your first writing assignment for this class. You will write a 3-4 page, formal, college-level paper answering ONE (1) of the following prompts. Most of these prompts include more than one question — make sure you address every aspect of the questions.

You will need to use both of your textbooks (you may also use lectures) and may need additional, outside sources to flesh out your paper.

You MUST cite every quote, reference, paraphrase, fact or other item requiring citation. You MUST cite using the citation style known as Turabian. Using any other format will result in you receiving a zero on your paper.

If you have no citations, you will earn a zero on your paper.

If you do not have a Works Cited page, you will earn a zero on your paper (do not use a reference page or a bibliography — they have specific meanings that differ from Works Cited.

You are responsible for all of the style items in PG’s Writing Guide.

Attach your paper, here, as a Word Document (doc or docx) or a PDF.

Prompts

  1. What were some of the long-term effects of the Reagan Revolution and the rise of conservatives? Are there social issues that divided Americans most significantly during the culture wars of the 1980s and 1990s? Do we still see the remnants of these culture wars, today?
  2. What factors led to the Great Recession?
  3. In what ways are Barack Obama’s ideas regarding the economy, education, and the environment similar to those of Bush, his Republican predecessor? In what ways are they different?
  4. Has the United States become a more heterogeneous and inclusive place in the twenty-first century? If so, in what ways has it become more homogenous and exclusive? How have conservatives fared in their efforts to defend “Americanâ€Â culture against an influx of immigrants in the twenty-first century?

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