Plato’s chief contribution to the study of government was: a) Identifying types of government Affirming that critical thought and reason could lead to the best type of government
This Greek philosopher was the first to classify systems of government
The Roman Philosopher Cicero was one of the first to articulate the idea of:
In his book The City of God, _____________ argued that there was a sphere of human existence that was not subject to the government of men.
According to Machiavelli, whatever a ruler had to do to accomplish his primary goal was
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Article V of the Constitution creates what process?
Article VI states that this is the “supreme law of the land.”
Article IV gives the power to admit new states to the union to whom?
If two-thirds of Congress approves a Constitutional amendment, what proportion of the states must do so?
At the heart of a democratic system of government is:
Self-government anticipates each individual _________ him or her self.
The U.S. Constitution was designed to create:
Liberty & Order
Social Contract Theory states that governments have only the authority given by the _______ of the governed.
In this type of democracy, the power of elected officials and the will of the people are constrained by the rule of law.
The "Big 3" factors that have a strong correlation to how much people pay attention to, and how involved they are in politics and government, are:
Age, Income, and Level of Education
A group that places its own interests above that of the nation is called a:
__________ is a system where sovereignty is divided between national & state governments.