Required ResourcesRead/review the following resources for this activity:Textbook: Chapter 6, 10Magstadt, T. M. (2017). Understanding politics: Ideas, institutions, and issues. Australia: Cengage Learning.LessonInstructionsAristotle defined tyranny as an illegitimate form of government by one individual that tightly controlled every part of life and government. Adolf Hitler is the most notorious tyrant. Using a totalitarian society from the past or present, discuss how the state and its leader attempt to impede citizens from exercising their rights. In your discussion, explain some components of an “ideal citizen,” consequences of voter apathy, and ways the state controls the citizen.Writing Requirements (APA format)Length: 1.5-2 pages (not including title page or references page)1-inch marginsDouble spaced12-point Times New Roman fontTitle pageReferences page (minimum of 2 scholarly sources)GradingThis activity will be graded based on the essay rubric.Course Outcomes (CO): 1Due Date: By 11:59 p.m. MT on SundayRubricWeek 5 Assignment: Essay – Ideal Citizen in a Totalitarian GovernmentWeek 5 Assignment: Essay – Ideal Citizen in a Totalitarian GovernmentCriteria RatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Actual case study of a country.20.0 ptsUses a historical or contemporary example of a totalitarian country16.0 ptsThere is a totalitarian country, but it is not real.12.0 ptsThere is a country, but it is not totalitarian.0.0 ptsThere is no country mentioned.20.0 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Control by a totalitarian leader20.0 ptsDescribes the three ways, violence, propaganda, and scapegoating, that leaders use to keep control in the country.16.0 ptsOnly two of the tactics of totalitarian leaders are described.12.0 ptsOnly one of the tactics of totalitarian leaders are described.0.0 ptsHow a totalitarian leaders keeps control is not addressed.20.0 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Citizens in the country.20.0 ptsStates and describes two ways of stopping a totalitarian regime by using political socialization, civil disobedience, resist propaganda. Discusses voter apathy.16.0 ptsStates and describes one way of stopping a totalitarian regime by using political socialization, civil disobedience, resist propaganda. Discusses voter apathy.12.0 ptsStates and describes one way of stopping a totalitarian regime by using political socialization, civil disobedience, resist propaganda. Does not discuss voter apathy.0.0 ptsDoes not address the concepts.20.0 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Scholarly resources10.0 ptsUses both the book and, at least, one outside scholarly source.8.0 ptsUses only the book or a scholarly source.6.0 ptsUses only a scholarly source and the source is not scholarly.0.0 ptsDoes not use the book or scholarly source.10.0 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome APA5.0 ptsAll sources are properly cited and referenced according to APA standards.4.0 ptsSources are either properly cited or referenced, missing one of those elements.3.0 ptsThe citation and/or reference are incorrect.0.0 ptsNo APA format was used.5.0 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Writing5.0 ptsPresents information using clear and concise language in an organized manner (minimal errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).4.0 ptsPresents information using understandable language but is somewhat disorganized (some errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).3.0 ptsPresents information using understandable language but is very disorganized (many errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).0.0 ptsPresents 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 ptsTotal Points: 80.0
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