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Related Tags United Grantham University Week 8 S

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American Government I – Week #8 Assignment

Reflection on Your Proposed Amendment to the Constitution

In at least 250 words reflect on your proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution that you presented to your peers in the discussion board. This assignment is about creating and communicating a fully developed argument.

1.First, describe your proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution. (this is a thesis statement)

2.Second, present and describe three (3) arguments in support of your Amendment. Think especially about the ideas, themes, and nature of our nation’s founding and political institutions. For example, do our founders ideas of what liberty means support you proposed amendment?

3.Third, address at least two 2 counter arguments that could be made by those that might oppose your proposed amendment. Describe those counter arguments fully and discuss why those counter arguments do not sufficiently counter your proposed amendment to the Constitution.

4.Finally, write a conclusion paragraph that restates your proposed change to the Constitution and reviews what you believe to be the most compelling argument in support of your proposed amendment.

Be sure to include a reference list. You should use quality outside sources to support your arguments as you are to demonstrate the research skills you have gained in this course.

Please note: APA formatting and citations rules apply to this and all essays in this course.

View your assignment rubric.

This test contains the following:

  • 5 Short Answer Questions


  1. How did technology change the power of the presidency? Is the current use of presidential executive power consistent with Article II of the U.S. Constitution? Why or why not? Be sure to use specific and relevant examples to support your answer.

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  1. How does our two party system work to protect our liberty?

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20 points


  1. What is James Madison’s prescription for controlling interest groups and the media? Do you agree with James Madison, why or why not?

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  1. What features of our elections preserve our liberty? What changes do you think should be made our current election and how would these changes enhance our liberty?

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    Change of Electoral System
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    Change of Electoral System
    To effect positive and remarkable changes in the electoral system, I would propose the
    institutionalization of voters’ ID. The “strict” states prohibit voters to cast valid ballots if they
    don’t present IDs (Hajnal, Kuk, & Lajevardi 2018). A citizen that fails to show his/her voter ID
    gets provisional ballots that are separate and different from regular ballots. It should be made
    mandatory for all citizens to exercise their rights of voting without victimization for lack of
    acceptable identification documents.
    According to Hick et al (2016), establishing this change, the voter’s rights will be
    protected, and an added advantage lies in the fact that the validity of the votes cast will be
    ensured. Therefore, the election results will be a representation of the citizens’ needs and desires.
    From the constitutional amendments made in 1868 in the United States, all people that have
    attained 18 years and above, are eligible to vote.
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