Name : _____________
State of the Unions Address 2014
For over 200 years, it has been the President’s Constitutional duty (article 2 Section 3) to
“From time to time give the Congress information on the state of the union.” On Tuesday January 28th
, he did just that
Write an Essay in which you include the following:
I. Major and significant point the President Made in relation to: ( 7/8) 45 Points
5) health Care
7)National Security/ Troops
4) Clean Energy
8) Global Community
II. An analysis of the President’s Speech in which you address: ( 25 Points)
a. Specific Proposals (4) for legislation on which President Obama wants Congress to Act. “I Urge you
to…, Please Support …’ I ask you to make …, so let us work together…”
b. Achievements: the president claimed to have made during
this last year he’s been in Office (health care, Stimulus Bill, ext.)
the republican Response: write about the republican hopeful
plan for the future that Congresswoman Cathy
McMoriss of Washington discusses:
III. Your assessment as to the State of the Union and the President’s View of it. (5points)
Your essay may be Hand-Written
and Double Spaced. No Length Requirement, but could easily be three pages. You may also type the paper and turn it in double
spaced as well.
Each major/Significant point (Content Headings: I: 1-8, II: a-c, and III, must be in a heading above the paragraph
in which you discuss the topic. For Example, if you choose to discuss education you will have Education as one of your headings above what you write about. If you fail to have Headings above each point Discussed, you will automatically have 30
points Deducted from your total.
You must summarize in your own words when describing major and significant
points or any other item in this assignment. Any Direct quotes you use from the speech must used with “ “quotation
Plagiarism on this assignment will earn you a zero
This project is due Monday February 10th, at 8:26 a.m.
This is worth 75 points!