The Origins of Democracy

The Origins of Democracy
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Where did democracy begin?

Greek city-states

the Fertile Crescent

The United States

The Assyrian Empire

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A direct democracy is one in which all citizens

Vote on important decisions

Elect representatives to make decisions for them

Choose a strong leader to make all the laws

Vote in a Council of 500

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A bicameral legislature is made up of how many bodies?

2

1

3

5

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A republic is a form of government where

Elected officials represent the people

All citizens take an active role in decision making

Military leaders represent the people

A chief executive makes all the decisions

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Judeo-Christian principles refer to the religious beliefs and values held in common by

Christians and Jews

Christians and Muslims

Buddhists and Jews

Ancient Athenians and Christians

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American government was influenced by principles first used in ancient Greece as well as ancient:

Rome

Egypt

Babylon

Assyria

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Among ancient democracy influences, what else helped shape the U.S. government?

Judeo-Christian principles

British imperialism

Middle Eastern monarch rule

The fall of Sparta

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“You shall not be partial to the poor or defer to the great” reflects which American government principle?

Equality of all citizens

Republican form of government

Direct democracy

Separation of powers

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Rome became a ___ at the end of the 6th century BCE?

Republic

Dictatorship

Theocracy

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Similar to the President of the United States, a Roman ___ was elected to lead Rome and command the army.

Consul

President

Prime Minister

Imam

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Which country has a bicameral legislature?

United States

Denmark

Israel

New Zealand

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Both the American government and the government in Athens encourage citizens to participate in the ___ process.

Decision-making

Bicameral

Judeo-Christian

City-state

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The Ten Commandments have influenced American government and lawmaking. Which is not a Commandment?

You shall not utilize anything other than a bicameral legislature

You shall not kill

You shall not steal

You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor

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Judeo-Christian principles have also influenced American government and lawmaking. Which is not a J-C principle?

Every person must vote

Every person is born with worth and dignity

Every person can choose right and wrong

Every person has a responsibility to help others in need

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