Why Did the Framers Favor a Representative Democracy over a More Direct Democracy?
The framers of the Constitution favored a representative democracy, because they didn't want the majority to have the ability to force their will on the minority. Most states allow the citizens to use initiatives to change or repeal laws that they don't like.
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