Formatting: This paper must be done in MLA (Modern Language Association) format. Use 12 inch font, Times New Roman, one inch margins, and double spaced. Formatting includes using proper citation and a Bibliography/ Work Cited page. Although you will not receive points for following the formatting requirements, students will be heavily penalized for not following them. Details and directions on MLA formatting: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/ Content Research the topic and compare and contrast the different viewpoints and positions on your topic. Fully address the different sides of the issue and demonstrate an understanding of its complexities. Length: minimum of 500 words Personal Conclusion Draw a personal conclusion based on your analysis of the issue and present an informed evaluation from the evidence. Length: minimum of 250 words Resources: At least three professional sources such as books, journals, magazines, or websites. Choose resources that are professional and scholarly. 2 must be peerreviewed. You must include a Bibliography/ Work Cited page. Avoid plagiarism by properly citing resources as used throughout your paper. Refer to MLA formatting rules for details.