The Social Contract Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. In order to keep all the cities equal within the state, what does the author suggest be moved from city to city?

2. The author suggest that the government which is simplest is which of the following?

3. A lack of strength in the body politic comes from an inability to do which of the following?

4. The author believes that if there were a state populated by which of the following, a democracy might be able to govern.

5. How does the author believes that certain positions that require particular skills and experience should be decided?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does the author suggest that the religion of the state should be?

2. According to the author, what is the sign of a good government?

3. What is the purpose of the tribunes?

4. What are the three forms of aristocracy?

5. What are the two types of assemblies of citizens that the author describes?

6. What type of government does the author think is best?

7. What does monotheism mean?

8. What does the author acknowledge as a generality about the behavior of warm countries?

9. Whose power is null and void when assemblies are called?

10. How does the author define a democracy?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What is a Legislator? Why is a Legislator important to the author's theory? Cite examples and specifics from the book to support your answer.

Essay Topic 2

According to the author, what are the causes and effects of violence? Cite three examples from the book to support your answer.

Essay Topic 3

Which does the author believe to be the lesser of two evils: Too much government, or a government governed by individual will? Why? What are three examples that support your position?

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