M1 notes - CH 1 Quotes"If men were angels no government...

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CH 1 Quotes “If men were angels, no government would be necessary” James Madison p3 “The ultimate rulers of our democracy are the voters of this country” Franklin D. Roosevelt p3 “Politics is the process of determining who gets what, when and how” Harold Lasswell p4 “The legitimate object of gov’t is to do for a community of people whatever they need to have done, but cannot do, at all , or cannot, so well do, for themselves – in their separate, individual capacities. In all that the people can individually do as well for themselves, gov’t ought not to interfere.” A. Lincoln p5 “This country, with all its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right to amend it or their revolutionary right to dismember or overthrow it” A. Lincoln p9 “People often say that, in a democracy, decisions are made by a majority of the people. Of course, this is not true. Decisions are made by a majority of… the people who vote-a very
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This note was uploaded on 07/12/2011 for the course POL SCI 101 taught by Professor Baker during the Summer '10 term at KCTCS.

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M1 notes - CH 1 Quotes"If men were angels no government...

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