Short Essay Questions
The 60 short essay questions listed in this section require a one to two sentence answer. They ask students to demonstrate a deeper understanding of the text. Students must describe what they've read, rather than just recall it.
Short Essay Question - Mystery of Government
1. Why does O'Rourke believe that the United States government remains unchecked?
2. Describe the world O'Rourke envisions when he points out the flaws of the "majority rules" system.
3. What does O'Rourke think about the modern high school civics text book?
4. How does O'Rourke suppose that most Americans feel about the United States government?
5. What examples does O'Rourke give to say that America's government now embodies the same tyrannical bent that compelled the American colonies to secede from England?
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