For the following exercises, construct a function f(x) that has the given asymptotes.
y = 4, x = −1
Exam 1 Study Guide Chapter 1: Democracy and American Politics o Democracy’s central idea is that ordinary people want to rule themselves and are capable of doing so. o The U.S. is a liberal representative democracy (the people do not rule directly but through elected representatives, and have broad civil and political rights). o Democratic Origins Democracy: “rule by the people” Oligarchy: rule by the few, where a minority holds power over a majority, as in an aristocracy or a clerical establishment Monarchy: rule by one (king or queen) o Direct Vs. Representative Democracy Direct Democracy: all citizens meet together regularly to debate and decide issues. Representative democracy: a system in which the people select others to act on their behalf. Only form of democracy possible in large- scale societies. o Benchmarks of Representative Democracy Does not tell us what features indirect representative systems must have to ensure that those who govern do so on behalf of and in the interest of the people. Requirements for Democracy o Three factors: Popular Sovereignty—people are the ultimate source of all public authority. What seven conditions are important o Government policies refle