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Democracy - Wikipedia

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Democracy in modern usage, is a system of government in which the citizens exercise power directly or elect representatives from among themselves to form a  ...

What Is a Democracy? [ushistory.org]

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The term "democracy" comes from two Greek words: "demos" (the people) and "" kratia" (power or authority). So of course democracy is a form of government that  ...

Democratic Governments - Boundless

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Learn more about democratic governments in the Boundless open textbook. Democracy is a form of government in which all eligible citizens have an equal say ...

What is Democracy? - Stanford University

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Jan 21, 2004 ... I want to begin with an overview of what democracy is. We can think of democracy as a system of government with four key elements: A political ...

Democracy | Define Democracy at Dictionary.com

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Democracy definition, government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly by them or by ...

US Government for Kids: Democracy - Ducksters

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Kids learn about democracy and the characteristics of this type of government including direct and indirect democracy, how it works within the United States ...

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

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May 13, 2015 ... A common definition of “democracy” is, “Government by the people, exercised either directly or through elected representatives” — we are that, ...

What is Democracy?

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So it's a representative form of government. Is that all? Are there no underlying principles attached to it? "Democracy" is both a simplistic yet overly broad term.

Democratic government - definition of Democratic government by ...

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Government by the people, exercised either directly or through elected representatives. 2. A political or social unit that has such a government. 3. The common ...

A Short Definition of Democracy - Democracy Building

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Democracy is by far the most challenging form of government - both for politicians and for the people. The term democracy comes from the Greek language and ...