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Politics of the United States

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Some views suggest that the political structure of the United States is in many respects ...

Democracy - US Department of State

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Democracy and respect for human rights have long been central components of U.S. foreign policy. ... With these goals in mind, the United States seeks to:.

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 ...

Is the United States Even a Democracy? - CounterPunch

www.counterpunch.org/2014/08/12/is-the-united-states-even-a-democracy/

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 ...

Democracy in the United States - USCIS

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Your Government and You ☆ www.uscis.gov/citizenship 1. Democracy in the United States. The United States is a representative democracy. This means that  ...

Promoting Democracy: The Whys and Hows for the United States ...

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Yet there are tangible stakes for the United States and indeed the world in the spread of democracy—namely, greater peace, prosperity, and pluralism.

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 ...

United States: Democracy or oligarchy? - Al Jazeera English

www.aljazeera.com/programmes/upfront/2016/04/united-states-democracy-oligarchy-160401142433580.html

Apr 2, 2016 ... The United States is often described as the "greatest democracy" in the world, but when one looks at where it stands on press freedom, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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, ...

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.

Paul Ryan claims the US is the 'oldest democracy' in the world. Is he ...

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Jul 11, 2016 ... True. Ryan. The United States is "the oldest democracy" in the world. — Paul Ryan on Sunday, June 26th, 2016 in a TV interview ...