Hyperpluralism: Definition, Theory & Examples


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A _____________ is a country comprised of citizens from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds who contribute to a collective culture.

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1. ___________ is an American political theory asserting that when a nation becomes too diverse, and some groups hold more influence than others, it is no longer governable as a collective.

2. Which of the following could be considered an example of hyperpluralism in practice?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combination will test your understanding of the hyperpluralism theory. Items that will be in the test include the definition of hyperpluralism and examples of it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • How bias plays a role in hyperpluralism
  • The hyperpluralism threat in the 18th and 19th centuries
  • Examples of hyperpluralism in practice

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the hyperpluralism theory
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about examples of hyperpluralism
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding why the government had to impose universal standards

Additional Learning

To understand more about this topic, study the lesson called Hyperpluralism: Definition, Theory & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defines hyperpluralism
  • Explores examples in today's world of the theory
  • Explains how hyperpluralism worked in the 18th century
  • Covers the lasting impact of the theory on the United States