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English 201 - Fincham : Mini Research Paper

Assignment description


1) To investigate an aspect of  ‘banning books in public schools’ using a Supreme Court decision from the provided list as a starting point;

2) to begin with a question then investigate it through research to arrive at a better understanding of the topic;

3) to strengthen your understanding of Supreme Court First Amendment rulings and their precedents for the full Research Paper;

4) to compose a formal writing that will fully explain and support your thesis.


- Typed, in a Word document

- Formatting to meet MLA manuscript guidelines, including a Words Cited page not part of the length

- No length requirement

- Must incorporate in text citations for sources


- Typed, in a Word document, following the MLA manuscript formatting.

- Cite at least four sources

- Include a Works Cited page

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