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The topic of your paper must be chosen from the list of social, economic, or political issues below:

Reducing drug trafficking in the United States
Addressing the issue of childhood obesity
Values portrayed on reality television programs
The extent to which individuals should give up privacy so the government can find potential terrorists U.S. government subsidies for companies that research and develop alternative energy sources Designating English as the official language of the United States

The organization and formatting of your paper. Specifically the section “Argumentative Research Paper,” for information on how to write an argumentative/position paper. This will give you an idea of what your final paper should look like.

For this assignment, you will complete the following tasks related to your Final Research Paper:

Title Page for Step One
Create a title and a title page formatted in APA style, as shown in the Sample Research Paper located in the ENG122 tab of the Ashford Writing Center. Limited Research Topic and Proposed Claim
Prepare one double-spaced page in which you list the following information: Topic of your paper – State the topic of your paper, choosing from the list above Limited topic – Based on your reading in the text and your research thus far, state your narrowed or limited topic Proposed Claim – Propose a claim that you intend to argue in your research paper. Use information in your text and the Summary of Argument Writing in the Ashford Writing Center to help you develop your claim.
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