Pleas answer two of the following questions based on your readings from the book “BY THE PEOPLE , DEBATING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT,4TH EDITION. The answer for each question should be at least two full pages (font 12 double-spaced) long.
- Who governs America? (Chapter 1) Please discuss the four theories. Which theory do you agree with? Why? Please support your answer with examples.
- After the coronoa pandemic, is federalism still an ideal system of governance for Americans? Why, why not? Suppose a central national authority ran the country, and the governors and mayors were entirely subordinate to it, would the response to the virus be different? Please use information from chapter one, two, and three to answer.
- Are American elections truly democratic? Do citizens decide who gets elected? What role money and PACs play in our elections?
- Explain the principle of checks and balances? Does it work in America? Are congress and the courts able to hold President Trump responsible for his actions?