Persuasive argument over Jeff Daniels – America is NOT the greatest country anymore

Persuasive argument over Jeff Daniels – America is NOT the greatest country anymore

In the assignment prepare a bullet point outline. Word count 100 (intro), 100 (conclusion), 3-8 words per bullet point. Reflecting on the video of Jeff Daniels’ character in the video as to why “America is not the greatest country in the world.”(please YouTube it, to watch the short clip) anymore. The character makes two arguments: 1. We are not the greatest country in the world anymore. 2. “but we used to be” and still could be. So make a persuasive argument that examines the position taken by Daniels character by answering the question, Is America the greatest country in the world or not? To be successful, you want to objectively define what it means to be “great” The Format: 1. Opening paragraph including the Thesis statement (100 words) a. Answer the question, Yes, America is the greatest…..let me clarify my position or, No, America is not the greatest….let me clarify my position. 2. Argument 1: Outline specific points 3.Argument 2: Outline specific points 4. Counter -Argument 1: specific points 5. Counter-Argument 2: outline specific points 6. Conclusion (100 words): Recap your major arguments Make final closing arguments 7. APA Bibliography