Lord Acton, a British historian, was famous for saying, "All power corrupts. Absolute power corrupts absolutely." He believed that any individual or group having too much power was a bad thing.

With which statement regarding systems of government would Lord Acton most likely agree?

A. A unitary system of government would be best because most power is at the federal level.
B. An autocracy would be best because it allows one person to make all of the decisions.
C. A federation would be best because it balances power between the state and federal governments.
D. An oligarchy would be best because power is shared by a small group of people.

My answer is: C

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