What is minimum wage?

What is the history of minimum wage?

What are the economic effects of minimum wage?

Do you believe minimum wage should be increased?  Explain from an economic way of thinking what would happen it minimum wage increase.  A graph could help illustrate your explanation.

Integrated throughout the entire paper the SLU core value that you believe fits this topic.

A minimum of 3 reference are required.  One can be the required textbook for the course.