Personal responsibility and social responsibility

A Federalist representative democracy requires both personal responsibility and social responsibility of its citizens through personal involvement in the democratic process and the understanding that there are many interests to consider in a democracy. Both personal responsibility and social responsibility may be reflected in the process of voting.

Please write a 2-page essay discussing whether and how a) the act of voting is the personal responsibility of every citizen, and b) citizens have a social responsibility to consider how his or her individual vote will affect the diverse interests of the broader community.

The essay should be written in Times New Roman, 12-point font, one-inch margins, double-spaced, with college level grammar, structure and spelling. Please upload to the appropriate link under the ‘assignments’ tab on eCampus.

PART 1: Video Access and Viewing 

The video you are required to watch, in order to complete this assignment is 50 minute in length.  The video is over the Todd Willingham Case. The video is publicly accessible through PBS Frontline’s official website.  You can access the video one of two ways, following the instructions provided below

  1. Click the link below, or copy and paste the link , into a new tab, in your internet browser.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/death-by-fire/ (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)

PART 2: Video Reflection, Analysis and Submission Instructions
Write a reflective analysis of crime, justice and punishment under application of the Death Penalty, in Texas, based on application of what you learned from the Todd Willingham Case Video.

Write an essay that addresses each of prompt’s 2 components, Issue Position and Explanation and Application, outlined below

A Federalist representative democracy requires both personal responsibility and social responsibility of its citizens through personal involvement in the democratic process and the understanding that there are many interests to consider in a democracy. Both personal responsibility and social responsibility may be reflected in the process of voting.

Please write a 2-page essay discussing whether and how a) the act of voting is the personal responsibility of every citizen, and b) citizens have a social responsibility to consider how his or her individual vote will affect the diverse interests of the broader community.

The essay should be written in Times New Roman, 12-point font, one-inch margins, double-spaced, with college level grammar, structure and spelling. Please upload to the appropriate link under the ‘assignments’ tab on eCampus.