WASHINGTON’S FAREWELL ADDRESS ANALYSIS INSTRUCTIONS
For this assignment, you will analyze the major points of George Washington’s “Farewell Address” and write a 3-page analysis, considering contemporary government and including differing points of view. Be sure to adhere to the format specified in the Course Style Guidelines document.
Your analysis must adhere to the following specifications:
• No more than 3 double-spaced pages (12-point font with 1-inch margins).
• Must include a title page (not counted in total page number) that contains:
o A title,
o Your name,
o Your section (GOVT 200-S02),
o Your instructor’s name, and
o The date the assignment is due (all single-spaced in the footer of the cover page).
• No page number is necessary for the cover page or for the first page in the body of the paper.
• Pay particular attention to the grading rubric for how your paper will be graded.
WASHINGTON’S FAREWELL ADDRESS ANALYSIS GRADING RUBRIC
Criteria Points Possible Points Earned
Introduction 0 to 20 points
There is a clear thesis statement. The introduction provides a clear overview of the paper’s contents.
Content 0 to 80 points
The issues or themes raised in the introduction are properly treated. Differing viewpoints are considered, analyzed, and treated. The analysis is thorough.
Conclusion 0 to 20 points
The conclusion offers a good summary of issues or themes treated in the paper. The conclusion offers suggestions for or encourages further study.
Materials/Sources 0 to 15 points
All quotes are used in context of sources.
Structure 0 to 20 points
The transitions between paragraphs and sections are clear. Proper headings are used. The treatment of the topic is logically oriented.
Style 0 to 20 points
The paper follows the Course Style Guidelines document for formatting. The paper is without spelling and grammatical errors. The writing is cogent. The language is concise and precise.