Essay – Creating Your Ideal State
InstructionsYour country just overthrew its dictator, and you are the newly elected President. Unfortunately, due to the divisions in the country and the years of war, economic, military, and political structures are non-existent. A group of loyalists to the old dictator have been detonating bombs, murdering civilians, assassinating leaders, and terrorizing towns with help from a neighboring country’s dictator.
Create a comprehensive plan for your new government. While creating this government identify 1) the governing style of your government and the principles that govern your leaders (see rubric); 2) the functions of various branches of government; 3) how to maintain public good in domestic areas through at least two programs; 4) an economic structure that is most beneficial to your citizens; 5) ways to create national unity; 6) ways to combat terrorism and violence; and, 7) international organizations to join.
See rubric for specific ways to meet the requirements of the paper.
Paper headings: (Use of APA paper format with headings required!)
Introduction (1 paragraph)
Domestic Concerns (1-2 pages)
Foreign Concerns (1-2 pages)
Conclusion (1 paragraph)
Writing Requirements (APA format)
Governing style and principles of the government – 25.0 pts – The governing style is understandable and the principles support the choice of the governing style. Provides structure of power, source of power, ideology of power.
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Branches of government and its functions – 20.0 pts – Explains each branch of government and the function of the particular branch and how they support the governing style.
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Maintaining public good through at least two domestic programs – 20.0 pts – Two domestic programs are created clearly explaining how public good is maintained with these programs.
Economic structure – 15.0 pts – The economic structure is named and supports the governing style with a rationale for using the structure.
Political socializing to create national unity – 15.0 pts – There is at least one method the new government will use to socialize citizens to create national unity and rationales for using these methods.
International organizations – 25.0 pts – At least two different international organizations, one economic and one for security, were identified to join with brief descriptions of the purposes of these organizations, rationale for joining, and steps on how to joining, and steps on how to join.
Combatting terrorism and violence – 20.0 pts – Two ways were offered to combat terrorism and violence (one to deal with international threat and one with domestic). Effective rationale for solutions were offered.
Scholarly resources – 10.0 pts – Uses at least two outside scholarly sources.
APA – 5.0 pts – All sources are properly cited and referenced according to APA standards.
Writing – 5.0 pts – Presents information using clear and concise language in an organized manner (minimal errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).
Total Points: 160.0
Due Date: By 2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4) on Sunday, October 20, 2019