Ch 60: Tension in U.S. Democracy

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Review the engaging lessons in this short chapter to boost your knowledge of the tension in U.S. democracy. Multiple-choice quizzes and a practice exam can check your understanding of the ideas of separation of church and state and balancing individuals' rights versus the majority.

Tension in U.S. Democracy - Chapter Summary

If you want to speed up the process of comprehending tension in U.S. democracy, this engaging chapter can help. Review the pros and cons of separation of church and state as well as the concept of shifting powers from the majority to only a few. Take mini-quizzes to quickly and effectively assess your grasp of these topics. Once you've completed this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Discuss and analyze the history of church and state separation
  • Explain how majority rule is balanced with individual rights in a democracy
  • Describe the process of transferring power from the majority to the few

Take advantage of the brief video lessons to simplify your learning. Included in this chapter are practice quizzes, transcripts of video lessons, and flashcards to aid in the learning process. Any questions you develop about lesson topics can be submitted to subject experts using the Dashboard.

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