Why Should I Be Governed AS Terminology Quiz

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1. Define: Revolution

  • A forcible overthrow of governemnt in favour of a new system
  • A public, non-violent, conscientious yet political act that DOES NOT break a law usually done to create a change in a law
  • A public, violent, conscientious yet political act that DOES break a law usually done to create a change in a law
  • A random act to bring about change supported by the minority
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2. Define: Tyranny

  • A government in which a single ruler is vested with absolute power
  • A government where the majority rule
  • A government in which a party represent the people
  • A government in which no one rules

3. Define: Tyranny Of The Majority

  • Where the majority fairly get what they want
  • Where the minority fairly get what they want
  • Where the majority unfairly restrict the freedom of the minority
  • Where the minority unfairly restrict the freedom of the majority

4. Define: Representative Democracy

  • The people elect someone to represent their views
  • The people settle for what the dictator wants
  • The people represent themselves
  • Not an actual majority vote, but who you want gains power eventually

5. Define: Hypothetical Consent

  • Consent given without discussion
  • Not actual, but a theory based upon reason
  • An implicit agreement
  • Actual and based upon reason

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