Purpose: The project is intended to encourage you to explore an aspect of one of the topics or issues raised during the semester. Since there are a wide variety of questions/topics you can address, it is important that the focus of your analysis be on the role of or impact on the executive branch. Below are some suggestions and are intended to guide you in selecting a topic. The list is by no means exhaustive. Almost anything we have discussed this semester can be studied further and used as a research project If you have any concerns, we can discuss.