Write an argumentative essay (maximum of 1,250 words) in which you respond to one of the questions below. Be sure to use evidence from the course materials: the texts, lectures and discussions.
Do not use outside materials!
Compare and contrast the U.S. and California with respect to
one of the following. Is the U.S. or California better at achieving the goals of democracy? Could either of them be improved to be more democratic?
1. The present-day constitutions of the U.S. and California (you may include federalism as well)
2. Congress and the state legislature