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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Representative democracy is sometimes disapprovingly referred to as the _____ theory of democracy.
  2. The text argues that political power is inextricably bound with
  3. The author cites the early presidential admin, the Civil War, and the New Deal, as examples of struggles over
  4. The primary source of legitimate political authority in the United States is the
  5. By "authority" the authors mean
  1. a Constitution
  2. b legitimate authority
  3. c purpose
  4. d elitist
  5. e the right to use power

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. not a popular view
  2. Alexander Hamilton
  3. get someone else to do their own intentions.
  4. private, public
  5. When a circumstance is too complicated for the "average citizen" to understand.

5 True/False questions

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


  2. Compared with the 1950s, government's involvement in the everyday lives of Americans in the 1990s isA opportunity for genuine leadership competition


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


  4. 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 thatlegitimate authority


  5. Today the U.S. federal income tax takes an average of what percent of taxpayers' income?A opportunity for genuine leadership competition