Democracy in America Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Political associations bring together whom?

2. De Tocqueville believes that the nations of his time cannot prevent the conditions of men from becoming _________________.

3. According to De Tocqueville, all Americans seek it, but do not necessarily seek it exclusively. What is it?

4. Democracies tend to value what over liberty?

5. De Tocqueville believes that there is unlikely to be a ______________ in the United States.

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

What is de Tocqueville's definition of religion? What role does religion play in politics, specifically in a democracy? Support your answer with examples and ideas from the book.

Essay Topic 2

What is liberty? What is equality? How are the two ideas interlinked, and what does that mean for democracy? Please support your answer using examples from the book.

Essay Topic 3

What are some of the historical influences that have shaped American democracy as de Tocqueville explains it? Use specific examples from the book to support your answer.

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