eng101 5 paragraph essay should americans vote why or why not

ASSIGNMENT: In a typical presidential election, only about 60% of Americans vote. Should more people vote? Why?

GUIDING QUESTIONS: Should Americans vote? Why or why not?

PURPOSE AND AUDIENCE: To persuade classmates, your professor, and community members whether or not they should vote.

LENGTH: 5 paragraphs plus Works Cited

  • Introduction with thesis
  • 3 paragraphs reasoning why people should/should not vote
  • Conclusion
  • MLA style in text citations in each paragraph (a minimum of 3 different sources cited)
  • Works Cited Page

SOURCES: See below for a collection of recommended sources.