Throughout this course you have encountered a range of institutions and issues touching on the nature and quality of democracy in the United States. Drawing upon all that you have learned, answer the following question:
“Is the United States a model democracy?”
In responding to this question, you should address the following interrelated factors, considered key by political scientists in evaluating any modern democracy:
Does the United States have free, frequent, and inclusive elections?
Does the United States offer a meaningful choice among political alternatives?
Does the system promote political equality and inclusion of political minorities?
Do citizens enjoy a wide range of individual freedom and personal expression?
Are government institutions and processes relatively transparent?
Use Microsoft Word to compose your assignment.
Conform to MLA style when citing sources and composing your Works Cited page.
Use at least three (3) academic resources (e.g. journal article, government web site, online newspaper, etc.) to support your position