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5 Matching questions

  1. Which delegate to the Constitutional Convention was worried that the new government that he helped to create might be too democratic?
  2. The text suggest that, in the United States, no government at any level would be considered legitimate if it were not in some sense
  3. Compared with the 1950s, government's involvement in the everyday lives of Americans in the 1990s is
  4. The primary source of legitimate political authority in the United States is the
  5. Formal authority refers to a right to exercise power that id derived from a
  1. a Alexander Hamilton
  2. b governmental office
  3. c democratic.
  4. d playing a larger part.
  5. e Constitution

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. New England
  2. regimes that were as close as possible to Aristotle's definition "rule of many"
  3. legitimate authority
  4. private, public
  5. purpose

5 True/False questions

  1. Today the U.S. federal income tax takes an average of what percent of taxpayers' income?governmental office


  2. By "authority" the authors meanthe right to use power


  3. Representative democracy is sometimes disapprovingly referred to as the _____ theory of democracy.regimes that were as close as possible to Aristotle's definition "rule of many"


  4. At the time of the Constitutional Convention, the view that a democratic government was desirable wasnot a popular view


  5. Individuals have power when they are able tothe right to use power


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