Form a New Government

Feb 3rd, 2012
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Imagine you are on a large ocean liner with 1000 passengers and crew. The passengers and crew are all from countries other than the United States. Suddenly, a storm hits and the entire ship is irreparably damaged and all of the passengers and crew are stranded on a deserted island. Fortunately, there is enough food, water and shelter for the shipwrecked passengers. No one was injured or killed. However, after thoroughly assessing the situation there is little hope of rescue. After a while, a group has been selected to form “some sort of government” while stranded on the island. You have been asked to join this group. •Write a 2-3 page, APA style paper, attempting to persuade the group what form of government you would choose and why. Include any opposing position along with your rebuttal of that opposing position. Use at least three sources to support your position. •For instance you may write a paper explaining that the type of government selected is a democracy (and why) and the op

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Form a New GovernmentNameClassDateProfessorForm a Government When an ocean liner with one thousand passengers becomes stranded on a desert island it soon become apparent they will not be rescued and must create some form of government. Since the ocean liner contained citizens from different countries other than America there are several ideas thrown about by the people appointed to establish a government on the island. Even though there are no Americans on the ship several passenger suggested creating a democracy while other members of the group suggested creating a socialist government. Other suggested in this situation communism would be more effective. The most effective government would be the democracy. The democracy involves the chosen government being voted by the people. The people in this case are the 1000 new members of the island. Member of the population on the island can engage in an election process in order to select by majority rule the most popular candidates to acts as members of the government. A democracy allows anyone in its population to become a member of the government in order to ensure the government is fair and non oppressive and the citizens receive human rights protection. A democratic government is split into three separate branches. The three spate branches of government are designed to ensure no one part of the government become more powerful than another part of the government. The executive branch incl

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