Reflection on Your Proposed Amendment to the Constitution In at least 250 words

Reflection on Your Proposed Amendment to the Constitution
In at least 250 words choose an amendment of the U.S. Constitution. 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 for any outside sources you use in completing your paper.

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

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How has the evolution of Federalism, from Dual to Neo-Federalism impacted policies in Texas.

 
Texas and the Federal System Assignment
ASSIGNMENT:
Answer the following four question, researched and cited, and turn it in through the “turn-it-in” upload within CANVAS.  This assignment will be due a date as identified in CANVASS. In this assignment the student must identify several Items:
ESSAY QUESTIONS:
How has the evolution of Federalism, from Dual to Neo-Federalism impacted policies in Texas. Give at least 2 specific examples, and rather or not these changes are a positive or a negative for the society in Texas.
ASSIGNMENT RESOURCES:

Textbook Chapters: Chapter: Texas Constitution

COMPLETING THE ASSIGNMENT:
These are the instructions for completing the assignment:

The questions need to be answered in complete sentences and paragraph form.
The answer needs to be 2-3 pages long.
The assignment needs to be double-spaced, Times New Roman 12 font, have one-inch margins on the top, bottom, left, and right.
Make sure to check your spelling and grammar.
The assignment MUST BE A RESEARCHED, AND HAVE SPECIFIC CITATIONS FROM WITHIN THE PLATFORMS.
THE GRADE: The grade will be based on the traditional 0 – 100 point scale.

Ways in which relationships (policy interactions between governments) are structured among national, regional, and local levels of government.

 Explain three specific ways in which relationships (policy interactions between governments) are structured among national, regional, and local levels of government and how the Constitution of the United States is used to navigate federal-state relations.  

Why did Britain leave the European Union (EU) ? What happened between them?

 1st Discussion question

 “Global Economics”  Please respond to the following:Whether you like the news or not, you would have come across this  word of late – Brexit. Brexit explained simply is Great Britain leaving  the European Union (EU). Why did Britain leave the EU? What happened between them? How could Brexit affect the Britian’s economy? 

2nd Discussion question 

“The Global Environment: A World Problem” Please respond to the following:

The world may someday “collapse” due to accelerating environmental  problems. Agree or disagree with this statement and list two (2) reasons  in support of your position. Provide one (1) example of how global  corporations alleviate environmental problems and one (1) example of how  global corporations contribute to environmental problems

 
Assignment 4: Policy Analysis Worksheet

For this assignment, you will complete the Policy Analysis worksheet located in the upload section.  The purpose of this worksheet is to help you complete the following in  preparation for your final assignment: select a topic, think critically  about your topic, gather research on your topic, and decide how you will  present your policy analysis paper.
Note: Your instructor will provide feedback on your completed worksheet.
The requirements for this assignment are as follows:

Complete all sections of the Policy Analysis worksheet.
Provide at least five (5) reliable, relevant, peer-reviewed  references (no more than one [1] used previously), published within the  last five (5) years that support the paper’s claims.
Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirement:

Include a reference page. Citations and references must follow APA  format. The reference page is not included in the required page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Analyze the local impact of global public administration policies and relationships.

Analyze the core controversies, theories, and rationale surrounding global public administration.
Identify the significance of key actors and stakeholders impacting global public administration.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in international public administration.
Write clearly and concisely about international public administration using proper writing mechanics.

How is the media, biased, more towards progressive-liberal values, conservative values or in both directions depending on the specific media outlets?

 
Lesson Three Writing Assignment:
It has long been argued, particularly by conservatives, that there is a liberal bias in the mass media. On the other hand, progressives and liberals counter that conservative media has its own bias and that conservative media spends most of its time trying to invoke fear and division in the general public. With these two points of view in mind, please respond to the following question.
Assignment:
(1) How is the media, biased, more towards progressive-liberal values, conservative values or in both directions depending on the specific media outlets you may access? Explain your response.
(2) Find two or more examples of media bias (video clip, article, images) and attach to your Dropbox submission. Explain in detail how these example/s represent media bias and the impact that it has on public opinion. As part of your research and examination of media bias include recent polling data results showing the public’s confidence in the objectivity or fairness of the media. Provide an Internet citation for each polling source discussed.
Writing Guidelines:

4-5 double-spaced pages of text
Write in complete sentences and paragraphs. Bullet points or lists will not be accepted.
Be original – All papers submitted in this class are reviewed via Turnitin.com, a proprietary software database that identifies unoriginal material in papers. Please review the syllabus statement regarding the penalty for plagiarism. Your instructor will provide you with additional information.
Refer to the Writing Guidelines content page for additional writing assignment criteria.

Once you have completed the writing assignment, please attach and submit your assignment here.

The Hazard Mitigation Grant Programs.

  
Prepare a 1,000 word document on the Hazard Mitigation Grant Programs. The assignment should cover key issues identified in the week’s readings and incorporate current research on the topic. The assignment should focus on your community or a community of choice if you reside outside of the United States. 
Remember to support your work with APA references and ensure the document complies with all APA formatting. 

Textbook: 
Islam & Ryan. (2015). Hazard Mitigation in Emergency Management. In addition, this course has peer reviewed journal articles, government documents. The reading materials are available in the Lessons Link under Required Reading and Resources. 

Government Documents and Websites:
FEMA (1999). FEMA Hazard Mitigation Desk Reference. Sections 1-7. Retrieved from http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1447-20490-9693/fema_345.pdf

FEMA (n.d.). National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Floodplain Management Requirements: A Study Guide and Desk Reference for Local Officials. Retrieved from http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1539-20490-9157/nfip_sg_full.pdf

FEMA (2015). What Is The Write Your Own Program? Retrieved from https://www.fema.gov/what-write-your-own-program

FEMA (2016). Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant Program.Retrieved from https://www.fema.gov/flood-mitigation-assistance-grant-program

Describe the historical influences, similarities, and differences among Texas`s first six constitutions.

 Describe the historical influences, similarities, and differences among Texas’s first six constitutions. Discuss the origins of the Constitution of 1876, its general principles, and the weaknesses and restrictions it still imposes on state government today. Should Texas re-write its current state constitution, why or why not? 

What were the major goals of the Framers of the U.S. Constitution?

1. Identify how the Enlightenment and John Locke influenced early American political thought. Your response should be at least 75 words in length.
2. What was the League of Friendship? Explain its role and impact on the Articles of Confederation in American history. Your response should be at least 75 words in length.
3.What was Shays’ Rebellion? What was its role regarding the Articles of Confederation? Your response should be at least 75 words in length.
4. What were the major goals of the Framers of the U.S. Constitution? Your response should be at least 75 words in length.

Document on the disaster risk communication during the mitigation phase of emergency management.

  
Prepare a 1,000 word document on the disaster risk communication during the mitigation phase of emergency management. The assignment should cover key issues identified in the week’s readings and incorporate current research on the topic. The assignment should focus on your community or a community of choice if you reside outside of the United States. 
Remember to support your work with APA references and ensure the document complies with all APA formating. I encourage you to also use academic, peer-reviewed resources within your assignment.

Textbook:

Islam & Ryan. (2015). Hazard Mitigation in Emergency Management. ISBN 9780128004357. The link to access the book is https://apus-agent-auto-graphics-com.ezproxy2.apus.edu/mvc/PersistentLink?key=QD1QRHipd2iijFpYzTF0%2b%2bvpcCOypmzsUO9CK7ZYwJ8%3d 1 Chapters 9 and 12

Government Documents and Websites:

FEMA (2015). Public Survey Findings on Flood Risk. Retrieved from https://www.fema.gov/public-survey-findings-flood-risk 

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (2014). Crisis emergency and risk communication. Retrieved from http://emergency.cdc.gov/cerc/resources/pdf/cerc_2014edition.pdf

United Nations Office of Disaster Risk Reduction (2014). Reading the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 – 2030. Retreived from http://www.unisdr.org/files/46694_readingsendaiframeworkfordisasterri.pdf

Department of Homeland Security (n.d.). Ready.gov. Retreived from https://www.ready.gov/

Academic Journal Articles:

Fekete, A., Hufschmidt, G., & Kruse, S. (2014). Benefits and challenges of resilience and vulnerability for disaster risk management. International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, 5(1), 3-20. doi:10.1007/s13753-014-0008-3

Mayhorn, C. B., & McLaughlin, A. C. (2014). Warning the world of extreme events: A global perspective on risk communication for natural and technological disaster. Safety Science, 61, 43-50. doi:10.1016/j.ssci.2012.04.014

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