On Forms of Government on Monday
Yesterday’s lecture focused on the contributions of the ancient Greeks and Romans and then the French Revolution to our understanding of government and the political spectrum.
Last Friday: Top 10 Terrible Tyrants List
Monday 10/19: Tyranny Past & Present Questions
Wednesday 10/21 One Late Night Play Questions
Will be updated as the week proceeds.
We are starting a new unit on Forms of Government & the Political Spectrum. This unit draws from political science, anthropology, archaeology, sociology, philosophy and world history.
State of Nature Social-Contract Society Sovereign Government Law
Rule-set Law-Giver Populary Sovereignty Right of Revolution
Hunter-Gatherer Tribe Chiefdom Kingdom Agricultural Revolution
Anarchy Tyranny Monarchy Aristocracy Oligarchy Democracy
Demagogue Direct Democracy Representative Democracy Republic
Subject Citizen Hierarchy Market Network “Mixed Government”
Cycle of Constitutions Authoritarian Totalitarian Libertarian
Plato Aristotle Polybius Cicero Ibn Khaldun Machiavelli
Montesquieu Hobbes Locke James Madison