Unformatted text preview: • Democratic Republic o Small group of people who make decisions for the majority • “Government is always government by the few… the key question turns on accountability” o Key point is accountability and being able to hold the people in charge accountable o Can the political elite be held accountable by the masses? Yes- Pluralism No- Elitism *majority of Americans stand here • The occasional person from the masses become part to keep the natives from getting too restless • Masses only have 2 choices: o Revolution o Apathetic The Power Elite- C. Wright Mills • Extra credit o Find name of secretary general of UN and where he is from o Look up how many counties in Texas o Prepare paper no more than 2 paged outlining UN sec general goals of UN short term and long term by the time first exam is given...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course GOVT 100 taught by Professor May during the Fall '08 term at Vanderbilt.
- Fall '08