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HAG Homework-25 points“The Essay”: Why Do We Need Government?The purpose of the government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety andhappiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.”Thomas JeffersonBackground:The formation of the United States Government was a long and complicatedprocess that resulted in this “home of the free; the land of the brave” we call home. While one ofour greatest liberties is the freedom to evaluate and criticize the decisions made by our electedofficials, it is also valuable to reflect on the good things theUS Government provides forthe people of America today.Task:You will be answering the following prompt:Evaluate the extent to which the American government protects the common good of thepeople.You will research TWO EVENTS occurring in the past year (since September 2020) whichproves your thesis regarding the fact that the American Government protects and serves thepeople of America today, you will also provide a concession paragraph with the other side of theargument explain when the American Government has failed to protect the people.You willwrite an essay with 4-paragraphs, appropriate lengths, typed (TNR, 12-pt font,double-spaced), no more than 2 pages-including an introduction with thesis, 2-bodyparagraphs, and a conclusion.Ideas:The gay rights movementLet AA die of Syphilis when treatment is available.Expensive healthcareFederal government’s help towards covid related issues.RoadsRequirements:Introductory Paragraph: Broad topic sentences, generally introduce events,recognize the other side of the argument, and thesisFirst body paragraph: Concession-Explain the other side of the argument withone or two specific events (from any level of government) and transition betweenparagraphsSecond body paragraph: Thorough descriptions of TWO SPECIFIC EVENTSwhere the Government has provided for the common good. (Each of these eventsshould be from a different level of gov.-federal, state, or local.)Conclusion: Restate the thesis, summarize events, and give a broad view of thetopic.Works Cited page/MLA format (any citation tool is acceptable; at least 2-sourcesand in-text citations when appropriate within the paragraphs)GUMS/third-person, formal writingFormat: Times New Roman, double-spaced, no extra space between paragraphs,appropriate paragraph lengths, topic sentences, transitions between paragraphs,

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Term
Fall
Professor
MARISA CARLISI
Tags
Government, Test, U S state, Federal government of the United States

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