Essay 3 – Alexis De Tocqueville’s Democracy in America
You can find the text of Democracy in America at the gutenberg.org site
Here are links to the volumes:
Volume One: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/815 (Links to an external site.)
Volume Two: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/816 (Links to an external site.)
Prompt: For Essay 3, you will make connections between the observations of Alexis De Tocqueville, as presented in Democracy in America, and America 2017. Read through various chapters of Democracy in America in order to find a topic that resonates with you. You are also to incorporate outside sources to affirm your observations and connections.
References: In addition to Democracy in America, your essay will be required to utilize three (3) academic references. Beyond these three references, you can utilize any additional resources.
Format: The paper should be roughly 4-6 pages. The essay will follow MLA format: typed, double-space, 12-point font in Times New Roman with one‑inch margins. If there is no Works Cited page, the essay will fail (unread).
Grading: Final Draft: 100 points
[Note: There is no Draft for this assignment. However, it is expected that you will draft and revise.]