1. 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
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2. Which of the following is not a political institution required by large-scale modern democracy, according to Dahl's list?
- freedom of expression
- inclusive citizenship
- alternate sources of information
- free, fair and frequent elections
- right to bear arms
- associational autonomy
- elected officials (representative)
3. What does Dahl say about guardianship?
- 'experts on tap, not on top'
- 'to govern a state well requires more than scientific knowledge'
4. Where can this passage be found: 'we hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness'?
- American Declaration of Independence
- American Bill of Rights
5. Quote showing that democracy protects from tyranny of the majority?
- 'majority might does not make majority right'
- 'rule by all or rule by none'