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2 Origins And Types Of Govt And Govt Structures
 

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    2 Origins And Types Of Govt And Govt Structures 2 Origins And Types Of Govt And Govt Structures Presentation Transcript

    • Origin of Government and the Types of Governments How was government created? What are the variations of government throughout the world? Which definition of democracy best describes the US?
    • Origin of Government
      • Force Theory
      • Divine Right Theory
      • Evolution Theory
      • Social Contract Theory
    • Types of Government
      • Aristocracy (plutocracy)-
      • Communist-
      • Dictatorship -
      • Oligarchy-
      • Theocracy-
      • Democracy-
    • Greek Root: Democracy Democracy Demos (The People) Kratos (Authority)
    • American Government
      • Democracy
      • Presidential Democracy
      • Republic
      • Liberal
      • Federalist
      • Majoritarian
    • Ideas on Democracy
      • Theories:
        • Dahl- (pluralist theory)
          • Publics knows best
          • Pluralist elections and recalls
          • Liberties
        • Schumpeter- (elite theory)
          • Public is not able to govern themselves
          • Government should be controlled by politicians
          • But politicians elected and removed by the public
        • Marx-(Marxist or socialist theory)
          • Public is capable of ruling
          • Interest are not represented in government
          • Elite indoctrinate public
    • American Democratic Ideals
      • Agree to disagree, but must compromise
      • Majority rule will be correct in most occasions, but minority views must be respected
      • An individual’s interests must be subordinate to the majority’s interest
    • US Democratic Ideas
      • Equal opportunity and equal treatment before the law
      • Balance between liberties and authority
    • Quiz
      • Dahl, Schumpeter, and Marx, who’s ideas best explains democracy in America?