Due: via D2L Answer all the following questions in the prompt in an essay response format. See below for further instructions on format, style, and citations. Read carefully the entire instruction sheet (two pages). Each essay should be no less than 1200 and no more than 1500 words. 1. Explain how the political power of the state get affected by census data. 2. Provide brief history of the Census and describe the population difference from 1950 to 1970. 3. Explain why is the Census implemented, (3a) why is it required, and (3b) what purpose does it achieve for the Federal government. 4. How do local governments and communities benefit from completing the Census? 5. How do you personally benefit from the Census? 6. Describe the process of how the 2020 Census would be conducted and what would you do to encourage others to participate? Formatting Instructions Failure to follow these instructions will result in a loss of points. All papers must be: – Submitted electronically via D2L course shell – Max 1500 words, inclusive of name, title, and citations – No cover sheet, just your name and class session (Fall 2020) – 12 point Times font – Double spaced – 1 inch margins on all sides Style Instructions Failure to follow these instructions will result in a loss of points. Make your answer in the form of an organized essay which includes: – A specific thesis statement that explains your argument and does not merely restate the question – Support your argument with examples from literary sources National Government – Keep direct quotes to a minimum. Instead paraphrase the text into your own words to show you understand the concepts – Use proper citations Citation Instructions Failure to follow these instructions will result in a loss of points. Make sure you use the following method for citations – Since your essay should use sources outside of the class materials, at least 3 sources besides the textbook is necessary and expected for this assignment. Quotations you sourced have to provide important and substantial information which aids your argument. – The sources for your essay cannot be with .com, .net .org extensions. You can only use sources with .edu, .gov extensions. Sources with other extensions will not count towards the three sources requirement. – To cite, use parenthetical citations, for example: (Smith 2009, p. 15) – Use APA citation style, and create a bibliography of the works used for the assignment.