Ive a history of the Catholic Church on the death penalty and note how it has changed over time.

These are research papers, not personal reflections or opinion essays.
Each paper must be at least 1800 words in length.

use 12 point font and double spacing
Most of the text of your paper should be your own work a extensive quotes should be avoided.
Rule of thumb: less than 20% of your paper text should be direct (verbatim) citations from sources.

Ive a history of the Catholic Church on the death penalty and note how it has changed over time.

This paper should contain at least 1800 words. This paper would benefit from an outline. Paragraphs should have a topic sentence, and paragraphs should be related to an overall purpose expressed through a thesis sentence. This paper should contain a short biographical section on the authors. This section should not be more than 250 words. If the internet does not have biographical info for the author, then use paper sources. Research papers should follow the recommended primary and secondary sources.Both paraphrase and direct quotation need to be documented with a footnote, an endnote, or citation.MLA format does not italicize the abbreviations for titles of books of the Bible, but does itaicize the abbreviations of the titles of classical lierature.For classical works, including the Bible, please give chapter and section numbers. For classical literature acessed electronically, giveURL, and if there are chapter and section numbers, please include those. Do historical researchh from prior to the churchs beginings through out the 2000 years until today.

Ive a history of the Catholic Church on the death penalty and note how it has changed over time

You may choose other topics if you obtain prior approval. Each paper should be at least 1800 words in length and double spaced.
Paragraphs should have a topic sentence, and paragraphs should be related to an overall purpose expressed through a thesis sentence. No abstract will be required.
Each paper should contain a short biographical section on the authors, taken from the internet; this section should not be more than 250 words. If the internet does not give biographical information for your author, then use paper sources. For your topic research, however, the internet is not the best place.
Research: Research for the papers should follow the recommended primary and secondary sources. Primary sources are the Materials on a topic upon which subsequent interpretations or studies are based, anything from firsthand documents such as poems, diaries, court records, and interviews to research results generated by experiments, surveys, ethnographies, and so on.”

Quotation and paraphrase: More than three consecutive words used by another author need to be documented as a direct quotation (as a block quote or with quotation marks). Both paraphrase and direct quotation need to be documented with a footnote, an endnote or citation. The purpose of such documentation is to enable the reader to find your source with ease. Keep the use of quotations to a minimum, and use MLA formatting.

GRADE A PAPER:
1. Accurate use of English including careful documentation and good organizational plan.
2. Adequate research including use of primary source(s)
3. Ability to paraphrase and use quotation.
4. Accurate and complete reflection of material read for assignment.
5. Creative application of material to some other reading, to some problems, and/or critical questioning in reasoned manner.

Ive a history of the Catholic Church on the death penalty and note how it has changed over time.

clearly identifies focus and logically analyzes one position in dept.

The paper must make a connection between the selected position and the core value of integrity with appropriate analysis.

Grammar, spelling, and syntax are appropriate to the college level.

Typed in a double-spaced MLA format with references.