You have a long list of possible topics to choose from on pages 4 and 5 of the Cause/Effect Essay assignment. But you don't want to just choose a topic at random!
Before you start your paper, you'll want to pick a topic carefully to make sure:
You're interested in the topic (no one wants to write about something boring)
The topic is not too broad: there shouldn't be too much information available on the causes and/or effects of your topic
The topic is not too narrow: there shouldn't be not enough information available on the causes and/or effects of your topic
Watch this quick video to find out why it's so important to do a little bit of research before you settle on your final topic: