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GENESEE ACADEMY SOCIAL SCIENCE

WEEK ONE

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TERMS TO CONSIDER
 
power
authority
legitimacy
democracy
direct democracy
representative democracy
elite
Marxists
bureaucrats
pluralists

AMERICAN POLITICS
-CIGLER/LOOMIS
A TRADITION BORN OF STRIFE
 
1. According to Rakove, what role did the experience of state constitution building have on the framers of the U.S. Constitution? 
2. In particular, how did the Massachusetts experience of drafiting a constitution shape the views of the Founding Fathers?

 
 
 
 
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal,..." Declaration of Independence, 1776