For up five points on your lowest exam score, you can do the following assignment.
In this course, you have studied concepts like factions and ideology, and institutions like Congress and the presidency. For this assignment, reflect on the connections and applications of what you learned in this class with current events in American politics in 2021. This can include issues like COVID-19, Black Lives Matter, LGBTQ politics, immigration, climate change, etc. The essay should be 2-3 pages, 1.5 spacing, Times New Roman, 1 inch margins, and should include references to at least one major concept in the course and cite at least one news article from 2021. You can find news articles using news.google.com.