argumentative essay 144

Directions: I only have 1 hour!

Please read the following two articles on whether felons (a personal who have been convicted of a felong–a crime, typically one involving violence–should have the right to vote.) You can bring in any knowledge that you have of the recent 2018 Florida Amendment 4 (aka The Voting Rights Restoration Act to Felons) which was passed during the last election cycle in Florida.

Article is attached!


This assignment asks you to respond to the topic both articles address with an argument of your own in an essay that is 4-6 paragraphs in length.

In your argument, be sure to:

  • Include a thesis statement identifying your position on the topic. To develop your thesis, provide clear topic sentences/sub-claims/reasons.
  • Support your argument with evidence of and analysis from the provided texts, using correct MLA format for citations.
  • Be sure to address and respond to a counter-argument in your essay.