Credible Resources Exclude Popular Ashford Univer

Credible Resources Exclude Popular Ashford Univer

Credible Resources Exclude Popular Ashford Univer


  • The effect of polarization of American politics. Assess how the polarization of American politics creates new threats of domestic terror in the U.S. from white nationalists, anarchists, extreme environmentalists, and radicalized citizens of Middle Eastern heritage. Watch the required video The American Face of Terror: Political and Security Realities, where a moderated panel discusses various views of the effects of politics and terrorism from a U.S. perspective and a terrorist perspective. They explore the issues and complexity of politics and terrorism and address the issue from military intervention to ideology, and from domestic to international perspectives.

Annotated Bibliography

This Annotated Bibliography assignment will provide an opportunity to locate resources for the Final Paper due in Week 5. This will entail thoughtful consideration of how to approach the Final Paper and will assist in developing research analysis skills including critical thinking, writing, and literature research skills. Prior to beginning work on this assignment, carefully review the requirements for the Final Paper.

Please use this Annotated Bibliography Modeled Example from the Ashford Writing Center to model your assignment submission.

The resources you identify through the Annotated Bibliography will be used to enhance your knowledge of the topic area you have selected for the Final Paper due in Week 5. Each resource must address at least one of the topics listed below. Further, each of these topics must be addressed at least once within your five selected resources. The resources you identify for this assignment should

  • Summarize various strategies the U.S. can use to respond to or prevent terrorist attacks by your chosen group.
  • Review the effectiveness of each of the following potential responses as it pertains to your chosen group and scenario:
    • Normal police response to criminal action.
    • More comprehensive socioeconomic strategies.
    • Military action.
  • Appraise if additional police powers or legislative measures are needed by the federal government to protect the country from terrorist threats.
  • Evaluate if increasing governmental powers to enhance security is worth the potential erosion of civil liberties.

For this Annotated Bibliography assignment, you will use a minimum of six scholarly and/or credible resources, three of which must come from the Ashford Library. (Credible resources exclude popular news sources like Newsweek, Time, People, New York Times, and any television news source and online open sourced materials like Wikipedia.)

In your bibliography,

  • Create a complete APA-formatted citation for each source as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.).
  • Create an annotation of 100 to 150 words per source that summarizes the information provided in the article.
  • Construct each annotation with the following information:
    • The author(s)
    • The purpose of the article (e.g., An experimental study was completed investigating the interaction of short-term memory and attention.)
    • A description of the subjects of the article.
    • Conclusions drawn from the article
    • Contributions to the literature (e.g., new findings, applications, etc.).
    • The relevance to the Final Paper

The Annotated Bibliography

  • Must include a separate title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must use at least six scholarly and/or credible sources in addition to the course text.
  • Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

Carefully review the Grading Rubric (Links to an external site.) for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.