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In Athenian democracy, the government depended on citizens willing to fight and defend Athens. In modern representative democracy, the government depends on____
a) freedom of speech b) the citizens' willingness to put the community's needs above their own c) the citizens' willingness to participate in the government d)
What is the difference between a direct democracy as used in Ancient Athens and a representative democracy?
a) there is no great difference between the two, everybody votes in both b) in a direct democracy people vote on issues while in a representative democracy, they vote for representatives c) a representative democracy always has a House of Representatives but a direct democracy does not d) in a direct democracy people are paid to vote but not in a representative democracy
What statement would note be true if the representative democracy of the U.S. was changed to mirror the Ancient Greek direct democracy of Athens?
a) there would still be a minimum voting age b) lawmakers would still be asked to vote on laws c) women would have the right to vote d) people would have the right to develop laws
Which of the following is the BEST definition of a democracy?
a) the government controls business and industry b) powers are divided between state and federal governments c) the government consists of executive, judicial, and legislative branches d) citizens participate either directly or indirectly in the governing process
Ancient Athenians are most credited with
a) inventing the printing press b) establishing governments that had democratic elements c) eliminating slavery d)
Athens is sometimes known as the birthplace of what?
a) monarchy b) oligarchy c) democracy d)
Suppose you were elected as one of 435 politicians to make laws for your country. You would most likely be a member of
a) a representative democracy b) the Spartan government c) the Athenian government d) a direct government
Which of the following is untrue about democracy in Ancient Athens?
a) to be a citizen, you had to be a male b) an assembly of all citizens of Athens came together to vote on the laws c) citizens served as jurors, regardless of wealth d) all people, including women, foreigners and slaves were citizens and participated in the government
Which of the following is the best definition of a democracy?
a) the government controls business and industry b) powers are divided between stat and the federal government c) the government consists of the executive, judicial, and legislative branches d) citizens participate either directly or indirectly in the government processes
What is the best definition of a direct democracy?
a) power is held by one person who rules by force b) power is held by a few people c) citizens elect officials to represent them in the governement d) citizens vote on laws in an assembly
Citizens who did not participate in the political process of the city-state in Ancient Athens were considered
a) harmless b) useless c) d)
The transitions from tyranny to oligarchy to democracy in Ancient Greece resulted from
a) the need for order b) roman invasions c) the river flooding d) Socrates' writing and influence
Which answer Best describes why a transition was made from monarchy to oligarchy in Ancient Athens?
a) citizens were upset with the harsh rule of the king b) Nobles began to demand some of the king's powers c) citizens were discontent with kings because of food shortages d) Many kings did not have sons to pass the crown to
Which best describes why a transition was made from tyranny to democracy in Ancient Athens?
a) Nobles began to demand some of the ruler's powers b) Citizens were upset with harsh rule of the tyrants c) citizens were discontent with the rulers because of food shortages d) After the Persian War, citizens id not want to take part in the government
Which civilization was the first to have trial by jury?
a) Egypt b) China c) Rome d) Greece
Which of the following is defined as a system of government in which a small group of people rule a larger group of people
a) representative democracy b) oligarchy c) direct democracy d) tyranny
What is the best definition of tyranny?
a) a form of government where power is held by one person who unlawfully rules by force b) a form of government where power is held by a few people c) a form of government where all citizens can vote d) a form of government in which a lawful king, queen, or emperor is the sole ruler
What is the best definition of monarchy?
a) a form of government where power is held by one person who unlawfully rules by force b) a form of government where power is held by a few people c) a form of government where all citizens can vote d) a form of government in which a lawful king, queen, or emperor is the sole ruler
A tyrant, in the context of Ancient Greece, did all except
a) shared power with the citizens b) at times cruel and harsh at other times was sympathetic c) ruled with total power d) seized power by force
A form of government in which a small group of people rule is known as
a) oligarchy b) monarchy c) dictatorship d) democracy
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