Compare and contrast the elements of American democracy with the critiques or support of democracy presented by ancient and classical political theorists.

Democracy Paper Instructions

Write a 3-4 page essay (800 words, not including the title page and bibliography) that answers the following questions:

1. Compare and contrast the elements of American democracy with the critiques or support of democracy presented by ancient and classical political theorists. How was the American Founding influenced by ancient/classical political theory when establishing our democratic republic?

2. In light of America’s influence by ancient and classical political thinkers, should a Christian support or critique democracy as a political regime, and why?

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