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1. Which of the following is not a political institution required by large-scale modern democracy, according to Dahl's list?

  • right to bear arms
  • inclusive citizenship
  • free, fair and frequent elections
  • associational autonomy
  • elected officials (representative)
  • alternate sources of information
  • freedom of expression
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2. What is the law of time and numbers?

  • the more citizens a democratic unit contains, the less that citizens can participate directly in government decisions and the more that they must delegate more authority to others'
  • representatives cannot see all of there constituents for the practical reasons of time and numbers

3. How many wars were fought between 1945 and 1989, none between democracies?

  • 34
  • 24

4. Which of the following, according to Dahl's list, is not an opportunity provided for by democracy?

  • gaining enlightened understanding
  • effective participation
  • guaranteeing liberty
  • inclusion of adults
  • equality in voting
  • exercising final control over the agenda

5. What are Waldron's two categories of rights?

  • rights consitutive of the democratic process and rights which embody the conditions necessary for the legitimacy of democracy
  • rights to property and rights to privacy


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