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UK General Election 2017

UK General Election Assignment

Write an 800-1200 word (1.5 – 2 page), single-spaced, thesis driven essay in response to the following questions:

  • Describe: What happened in the May 7 general election and why?
  • Analyze: What stands out as particularly interesting or anomalous in the election results?
  • Evaluate: What do the results mean for the UK? What challenges might ensue from coalition rule?

You may use the articles given. You must also do your own research. Properly cite your essay using parenthetical citation. You do not need a works cited page.

You will present and defend your essay in class. I look forward to it.

Start with this video from the Financial Times

Then  Wiki

The Guardian offers some useful graphic representations

Vox always wants to “explain” stuff. Let ’em

Now that you’ve got the basics, dig into the meat of it (sorry vegetarian friends).

 

 

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