Were the Founding Fathers and members of the Constitutional Convention elitists or pluralists?
Individually, America's Founders were by many contemporary standards 'elitists,' if not in necessarily negative ways. As a group, the Founders combined respect for elitism and pluralism in their remarkably original political ideas -- and in the structuring and divisions of the 'grand experiment' of the new nation that they founded.
Did the founding fathers intend for our courts to be accessible only to elitists who could afford a lawyer?
No. I think that lawyers services cost less then than they do now. Beyond that, then, as now, there were lawyers who were willing to accept little or no pay, in at least some cases, so that people who could not afford it could have representation. Michael Montagne It wasn't until recently that the right to legal representation was even expected. Most oftenly, one represented oneself in the court of law, and the prosectutor did…
Richard Dawkins is one example of someone who thinks this. But this is strange, seeing as the scientific method developed on a theistic understanding of the rationality, uniformity and beauty of the universe. Science is used to understand how the universe works; individuals such as Dawkins are basically elitists.
Pompeii is an outdoor museum and history book. It tells us much about the everyday lives of ordinary Roman people. These are insights we don't get from the ancient writers who were mostly elitists. From the remains in Pompeii we see how many of the average Romans made their livings, how they decorated their homes and their amusements and election advertising.
In political science and sociology, elite theory is a theory of the state which seeks to describe and explain the power relationships in contemporary society. The theory posits that a small minority, consisting of members of the economic elite andpolicy-planning networks, holds the most power and that this power is independent of a state's democratic elections process.
The "mob" that the emperors bribed with bread and circuses were the Roman citizens. The phrase was coined by the satirist Juvenal referring to the free entertainment and the food allowance that was given to every needy citizen. The ancient poets and writers were elitists (or thought they were) and anyone else who was not of their social class was considered the "mob".
It is thought the ancient Greeks flirted with a system that we would now call 'democracy' - but they quickly realized the error of their ways and stopped doing it. Having all the common people in charge of things was not very desirable to the elitists. So they "advanced" to a different form of government, where the common folk got to vote for whatever elitist struck their fancy.
What is the correct collective noun in the sentence The A member or B members of the tennis club met to discuss tournaments?
There could be several collective nouns, for example: The board of directors of the tennis club... The committee of members of the tennis club... The board of trustees of the tennis club... The bunch of elitists of the tennis club... It would all depend on the type of group at this particular tennis club is in charge of planning tournaments.
What are some eight letter words with 1st letter E and 2nd letter L and 3rd letter I and 4th letter T?
According to SOWPODS (the combination of Scrabble dictionaries used around the world) there are 8 words with the pattern EL----T-. That is, eight letter words with 1st letter E and 2nd letter L and 7th letter T. In alphabetical order, they are: elegists elements eleventh elitists elogists elongate eluviate elvanite