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5 Matching questions

  1. Those who possess a disproportionate share of political power are defined as
  2. Compared with the 1950s, government's involvement in the everyday lives of Americans in the 1990s is
  3. Today the U.S. federal income tax takes an average of what percent of taxpayers' income?
  4. The term democracy was originally associated with
  5. The fact that the rich are taxed more heavily than the poor and that amendments that gave voting rights to minorities were passed by large majorities suggests that
  1. a even though most politicians are middle class, white Protestant men, the people are in charge and they have insisted on equality
  2. b regimes that were as close as possible to Aristotle's definition "rule of many"
  3. c elite
  4. d playing a larger part.
  5. e 21%

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Alexander Hamilton
  2. private, public
  3. purpose
  4. not a popular view
  5. When a circumstance is too complicated for the "average citizen" to understand.

5 True/False questions

  1. By "authority" the authors meanget someone else to do their own intentions.


  2. The author cites the early presidential admin, the Civil War, and the New Deal, as examples of struggles overlegitimate authority


  3. The text suggest that, in the United States, no government at any level would be considered legitimate if it were not in some sensepurpose


  4. When the Farmers of the Constitution wrote "republican form of government" they were referring torepresentative democracy


  5. The term participatory democracy applies most accurately to what society?New England


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