Case Study Of Beta And Atlantis

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Atlantis has troubling times ahead. Its current government is barely functioning, there exist threats from foreign countries, and wealth is unevenly distributed in many provinces. The delegates from Beta agree that change must be made now in order to ensure Atlantis has a strong future and becomes a driving force in the world. In order to achieve world greatness, the Beta has created a legislature to create unity in Atlantis. Furthermore, the plan created by Beta allows Beta, the most technologically advanced and educated province, to maintain a majority control in the legislature of Atlantis. Beta’s legislative plan revolves around a 300 member unicameral congress, with representation based on population, and members serving long six …show more content…
Firstly, a unicameral congress will be cheaper and more efficient (Gump & Woodworth, 21). Atlantis currently has many foreign affairs issues that need to be addressed quickly. A bicameral legislature will slow down the process and potentially put Atlantis at risk, whereas a unicameral congress will allow Atlantis the necessary speed to solve its foreign affair problems. A unicameral congress will also force legislators to be held more accountable (Gump & Woodworth, 21). In a unicameral congress, it is impossible for legislators to pass blame onto other houses or to different people. Additionally, my plan allows for Beta to have more power in the legislature. Currently, Beta has a young population, indicating a populous less likely to participate in politics (File, 5). A unicameral congress allows a larger amount of media attention, potentially making Beta’s young population more interested and involved in …show more content…
The potential term length for Atlantis will be 6 years with concurrent elections. This length of term helps everyone in Atlantis by keeping special interest groups out of the government and allowing the people to make decisions themselves. Currently, Beta does not have strong labor unions, but has many businesses and a very strong religious group. Larger term lengths make running for an election more affordable, which prevents special interest groups from over-involving themselves in politics (Gump & Woodworth, 25). Cheaper elections also help poorer provinces by allowing the common man a chance to run for election, thus allowing people to feel more involved in their government. A longer term length will also diversify the elections and prevent them from turning into a large fight over one issue, creating a more efficient government (Gump & Woodworth, 25). My plan also includes concurrent elections. These elections allow the people to feel more power in their government and allow the population of Atlantis the ability to completely change who represents them. This will also allow the youth of Beta to feel powerful in their voting

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