ESSAY #3: Marriage
Essays must reach the top of the fifth page, but they may be longer.
Essays must include a minimum of one quotation from resources pertaining to the topic.
Parenthetical citations must be used to identify the quotations, and quotes must be referenced on a works cited page.
Drafts and essays must be typed using MLA style.
Students are not to do any additional research on the issue.
Students may not use resources for this essay other than those posted in Canvas.
The institution of marriage has changed dramatically over time. Marriage in the U.S. today offers less status and fewer privileges than it once did, but there are economic, legal, and, according to some researchers, even health benefits associated with marriage. Write an essay arguing whether or not Americans should continue to participate in this weathered tradition.
Review the following resources regarding the topic of Marriage that are posted for you in Canvas:
The World Historical Transformation of Marriage
Trends in Attitudes about Marriage (You may utilize the entire https://www.cdc.gov/website.)
8 Facts about Love and Marriage in America (You may utilize the entire https://www.pewresearch.org/ website.)
The Case Against Marriage
The History of Marriage Laws in the U.S.
Millennial Marriages (You may utilize the entire https://www.census.gov website.)
Your essay should offer a persuasive argument that addresses the question and reflects the critical thinking process described in the textbook From Critical Thinking to Argument and reviewed in class.
For the 6 resources, two of them I uploaded files. Others are website.Tell me if you have any problem opening them or any other questions.The due time is by the end of next Monday !Thanks!