Read Parag Khanna's op-ed "A New Map for America," published in the April 15, 2016 edition of The New York Times: https://nyti.ms/1SjXcvJ
What do you think? Are the states ideas whose times have come and gone? Are they still the Framers' necessary bulwarks against a potentially tyrannical national government, or are they hindrances to American competitiveness in the 21st Century global economy?
Write a 2-3 page reaction paper addressing the questions or concerns raised in the reading or video. Papers should have a compelling thesis, should be well organized and proof-read, and should use outside sourcing.
You can use direct quotes from the article. However, they must be cited in MLA style. You should use information and quotes from outside sources. A citation page in MLA style is needed at the end for the sources used. Please make sure there is no plagiarism.