Create a chronological narrative of 750-1,000 words describing and analyzing the events that impacted the process of Arizona becoming a state. Include the key events from the following periods in Arizona history: 1. The Preterritorial Period
2. The Spanish Period
3. The Mexican Period
4. U.S. Controlled Period
5. The Territorial Period
The impact of the Progressive movement on the creation of the Arizona constitution, including the declaration of rights, ballot initiatives, and recall of judges. Utilize the required readings, academic websites, and the GCU e-Library as resources for this assignment. While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. Part II: Arizona Constitution
Create a chart or matrix summarizing the powers and functions of the three branches of Arizona's government: 1. List each branch of government, and identify the powers and functions of each branch. Bullet points may be used. 2. Outline the procedures for amending the Arizona Constitution. Bullet points may be used. Write an analysis of 250-500 words in which you reflect on the amendment process for the Arizona Constitution. 1. Is this a "fair" process?
2. Does it give too much power to the people?
3. Do you think the Progressive framers would approve of the way the process has been used thus far? Why? Defend your rationale.