Republican Government: Definition & Advantages


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Which of the following best describes republican government?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a principle of republican government in the United States?

2. Reasons for the American colonies to create a republican government were found in _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The United States has a republican government. What exactly does that mean? This quiz and worksheet combination will test your understanding of this form of government through questions on its principles and advantages.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will gauge your comprehension of the following:

  • Definition of a republican government
  • Characteristics of the republican government in the U.S.
  • America's reasons for creating a republican government
  • Advantages of a republican government
  • Ideas of equality in the United States

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the system of republican government
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the advantages of a republican government
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the American republic

Additional Learning

With the lesson called Republican Government: Definition & Advantages, you can examine this type of government more closely. You should be able to complete the following tasks once you study the material:

  • Define republican government
  • Discuss civic virtue
  • Differentiate between republican government and democracy
  • Explain what an indirect democracy is