Create a comprehensive plan for your new government.

Create a comprehensive plan for your new government.

Create a comprehensive plan for your new government. 150 150 Nyagu


Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:

Textbook: Chapter 15, 16, 17 Thomas M Magstadt, Understanding Politics; Ideas, institutions and issues
Lesson
Instructions
Your 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, 6) 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)
Introduce your country
Briefly outline all of the parts of the paper
Domestic Concerns (1-2 pages)
Identify governing style and principles that correlate to this style
Identify the branches of government and its functions
Development of two public good domestic programs and how they will meet the public good
Economic structure and reason why this should be used
Socializing citizens is noted with rationale for how it creates national unity
Foreign Concerns (1-2 pages)
Two international organizations are noted, one for economics and one for security
Descriptions of both organizations
Rationales for joining these organizations
Steps to joining
Two ways your country will combat the neighboring country’s terrorist threat and the domestic threat
Two ways these will be effective
Conclusion (1 paragraph)
Summarize information
Writing Requirements (APA format)

Length: 3-4 pages (not including title page or references page)
1-inch margins
Double spaced
12-point Times New Roman font
Title page
References page (minimum of 2 scholarly sources)
Grading
This activity will be graded based on the essay rubric.

Course Outcomes (CO): 8, 9

Due Date: By 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday

Rubric
Week 7 Assignment: Essay – Creating Your Ideal State

Week 7 Assignment: Essay – Creating Your Ideal State

CRITERIA RATINGS PTS
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeGoverning 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.

20.0 pts
The governing style is unclear, the principles are unclear, or the governing style and principles do not support each other.

15.0 pts
Missing one part of the governing style and principles.

0.0 pts
Missing both parts of the governing style and principles.

25.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeBranches 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.

16.0 pts
The branches of government and their functions do not match, or the branches are discussed without talking about their functions AND how they support the governing style.

12.0 pts
Only minimally discusses branches, and their functions or the branches do not support the governing style chosen.

0.0 pts
Does not discuss the branches and their functions.

20.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeMaintaining 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.

16.0 pts
Two domestic programs are noted, but it’s unclear how they both benefit the public good.

12.0 pts
Only one domestic program is noted.

0.0 pts
No domestic program is noted.

20.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeEconomic structure

15.0 pts
The economic structure is named and supports the governing style with a rationale for using the structure.

12.0 pts
The economic structure is named and supports the governing style, but the rationale is unclear.

9.0 pts
The economic structure is named, but does not support the governing style and the rationale is unclear.

0.0 pts
The economic structure is not addressed.

15.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePolitical 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.

12.0 pts
The method described will create national unity, but rationale is not provided.

9.0 pts
The method described will not create national unity and rationale is not provided.

0.0 pts
No method for national unity is addressed.

15.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeInternational 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 join.

20.0 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, but no steps on how to join were included.

15.0 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.

0.0 pts
International organizations were not addressed

25.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeCombatting 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.

16.0 pts
Two ways were offered to combat terrorism and violence (one to deal with international threat and one with domestic). Effective rationale for one or both solutions were not offered.

12.0 pts
Only one way to combat violence and sound rationale on why to use that solution was offered.

0.0 pts
Ways to combat violence is not noted.

20.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeScholarly resources

10.0 pts
Uses both the book and, at least, one outside scholarly source.

8.0 pts
Uses only the book or a scholarly source.

6.0 pts
Uses only a scholarly source and the source is not scholarly.

0.0 pts
Does not use the book or scholarly source.

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAPA

5.0 pts
All sources are properly cited and referenced according to APA standards.

4.0 pts
Sources are either properly cited or referenced, missing one of those elements.

3.0 pts
The citation and/or reference are incorrect.

0.0 pts
No APA format was used.

5.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWriting

5.0 pts
Presents information using clear and concise language in an organized manner (minimal errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

4.0 pts
Presents information using understandable language but is somewhat disorganized (some errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

3.0 pts
Presents information using understandable language but is very disorganized (many errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

0.0 pts
Presents information that is not clear, logical, professional or organized to the point that the reader has difficulty understanding the message (numerous errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and/or punctuation).

5.0 pts

Total Points: 160.0

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