Complete each section of the matrix below. Include APA citations for all borrowed ideas, facts, or definitions.
|Documents||Summary of Document||What was this document’s significance or influence on the values of the American political culture or the ideas for the structure and organization of the U.S. Federal Government?|
|Declaration of Independence|
|Articles of Confederation|
|The Virginia Plan|
|The New Jersey Plan|
|The Connecticut Plan|
|The U.S. Constitution|
|The Bill of Rights|
|Philosophers||Who was this?||How did each philosopher’s writings and ideas influence the Founders when developing the ideas and values of the American political culture and the nature and structure of the U.S. system of government?|
|Selected Founders||Who was this?||What role did this Founder play in the establishment of the United States of America and its system of government?|
|Political Factions||What were each of these factions?||What were each factions ideas on the power and scope of the U.S. Federal government?|
|Concepts||How is this concept manifest in the organization of the U.S. federal government?||Why is this concept important in a representative democracy?|
|Separation of Powers|
|Checks and Balances|
Part 2 Essay:
Write a 250- to 350-word response below to the following:
Define the terms “direct democracy” and “representative democracy.” Why is the government of the United States of America considered a republic in the context of a “constitutional democracy”?
Include APA citations for all borrowed ideas, facts, or definitions.