Governing in Ferguson MO and the connection between the history, population and government of the city.
Write a 600 minimum word essay that answers the questions below. DO NOT cite the articles provided (either in text, or full citation). Only cite articles (in-text and with a full citation in your works cited page) you had to research on your own. NO DIRECT QUOTES ALLOWED. Paragraph 1: Setting the stage. In using the articles below, write an intro that explains the basic situation of governing in Ferguson, MO and the connection between the history, population and government of the city by answering these questions: 1. What form of government does the City of Ferguson have (research on your own the specific type for the city of Ferguson, MO)? 2. In what ways does self-government at the local level (meaning the ability of counties and cities to govern themselves) , and the requirements of funding local government, contribute to the actions of the police department in Ferguson? 3. What does the issue of diversity play in the example of Ferguson? Articles: 1. http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/resources/cities-101/city-structures/for ms-of-municipal-government 2. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/18/opinion/in-ferguson-black-town-white-power.html?_r=1 3. http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/ferguson-lack-diversity-goes-way-beyond-its-cops