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A republic (from Latin: res publica) is a sovereign state or country which is organised with a ... Republics were not equated with classical democracies such as Athens, but had a democratic aspect. ...

ThisNation.com--Is the United States a democracy?

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The United States is, indeed, a republic, not a democracy. Accurately defined, a democracy is a form of government in which the people decide policy matters ...

What is America? A Republic? A Democracy? An Oligarchy? A ...

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Jan 6, 2015 ... A Democracy provides every legal citizen of a certain ag. ... ruled in favor of Citizens United, the United States became a country where money ...

Democratic Republic - Direct Democracy Center

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Is the United States a democracy or a republic? Unfortunately, the answer is politically and definitively confusing. Our form of government is both a democracy  ...

Is the United States Even a Democracy? - Counterpunch

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Aug 12, 2014 ... Every one in the world knows that the government of the United States is a democracy, and that the United States stands for promoting ...

What Is a Democracy? [ushistory.org]

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Nowhere is the word "democracy" mentioned in the Declaration of Independence or the ... Democracies did not originate with the founding of the United States.

Democracy - US Department of State

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Supporting democracy not only promotes such fundamental American values as religious freedom and ... With these goals in mind, the United States seeks to:.

We the People: A Constitutional Republic, Not a Democracy

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Sep 18, 2013 ... Today, we celebrate the 226th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution. On this day, it is imperative that we reflect on the ...

An Important Distinction: Democracy versus Republic - LEXREX.com

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These two forms of government: Democracy and Republic, are not only dissimilar ... This was what The Framers of the United States Constitution meant in 1787, ...

America in 2015: Democracy, Republic or Aristocracy? | The ...

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May 19, 2015 ... In the United States, most citizens are taught from elementary school on up that the American form of government – democracy – is the best, ...

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Is the United States of America a republic or a democracy? - The ...

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May 13, 2015 ... I often hear people argue that the United States is a republic, not a democracy. But that's a false dichotomy. A common definition of “republic” is, ...

United States: Republic or Democracy? - Today I Found Out

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Jan 22, 2014 ... Frequently, politicians, and many ordinary Americans, refer to the United States as a democracy. Others find this aggravating because, unlike in ...

Republic vs. Democracy - 1215.org

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I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the ... " Republic" is the proper description of our government, not "democracy." I invite you ...