Is Germany a democratic country?
Germany has been a parliamentary democracy since 1948, when the Federal Republic was organized out of the British, French, and American occupation zones. The Soviet zone remained a separate communist dictatorship until it collapsed in 1990, and was incorporated into the Federal Republic.
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Norway is considered the most democratic country in the world according to the 2010 Economist Intelligence Unit.
There are currently 123 democratic countries in the world. (There are 192-195 countries total; this number depends on your point of view. This number doesn't include colonies, territories, etc. that are ruled by other nations and therefore don't have their own form of government but are part of the …ruling nation). The number of democratic countries has been increasing over the years and may or may not increase in the future. (MORE)
Obviously the Dixie Chicks. I know Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are Democrats, as well. They are really the only ones I know for sure. Willie Nelson gave a concert for super delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Denver. Big Kenny, of the duo Big and Rich is a Democrat while his partner, Jo…hn Rich, is NOT. (MORE)
The narrowest definition of a democratic country is one in which the government is formed through the process of majority rule as determined by regular elections. In practice a democracy has come to mean the pluralistic society that under pins the democratic political tradition. Some signs of a pl…uralistic society include . A transparent electoral process . The peaceful transition of political power after elections . Respect for the rule of law . Independent institutions which may include the judiciary, the press and or political parties Not all democracies societies display all of the elements listed above but they are present in both Ghana and Australia. (MORE)
This failure appears particularly dramatic because the regime that followed committed some of the worst crimes of world history and unleashed another, much bloodier, world war. A historian once remarked that democracy very often fails when it is introduced in a nation for the first time.
Saudi Arabia and Kuwait are two of the countries which are stillnot considered to be democratic. Also, United Arab Emirates andNepal are non-democratic countries.
Please don't apply American party political terms to other countries. They often don't fit. Belarus is a latter day Communist country (with some democratic trappings).
It is putatively democratic and goes through the ritual of voting, though with much allegations of fraud. The current government is found acceptable to the United States, which maintains a large military presence in this nation, and was responsible for the unseating of the last government. The Un…ited States is also responsible for making sure that the current government is not overthrown by people who apparently did not find the voting to be equitable, or who disagree with "voting" in general, or desire a return of the former government. Whether that qualifies Afghanistan to be called a "puppet regime" is a matter of opinion, but it is not seriously doubted that there will be a radical change in leadership on the day of U.S. military withdrawal. (MORE)
Yes it is since 1945. More precisely it is a "Federal Parliamentary republic" - with it's President Heinz Fischer and it's Chancellor Werner Faymann.
Only two countries in the world do not officially call themselves democratic; they are Myanmar (Burma) which is a Military Dictatorship; and Vatican City, which is a Absolute Theocratic Monarchy. Many of the countries in the world that call themselves democracies are democratic in name only; and due… to corruption, disenfranchisement and other factors are not true democracies. (MORE)
There is. In European countries there are several rights that the aristocracy still claims despite the Liberal Revolution in the XVIII century, like tax benefits.
Today, Italy is a democratic republic and a developed country with the 8th- highest Quality-of-life index rating in the world.
There are many countries which are not democratic. The one in the news at the moment is North Korea.
Germany is one single country. It does, however, have 16 states. Though these enjoy considerable automony, they are not separate countries.
India is a democratic country Most countries on Earth are democratic, however, many of them are illiberal democracies. This means that they have voting, but not the vast number of rights or choices that usually accompany democracy. Some examples of proper democracy are: The United States, Canada,… France, Taiwan, Australia, Israel, and South Africa. Some examples of illiberal democracies are: Russia, Iran, Democratic Republic of Congo, Venezuela, and Indonesia. (MORE)
It was Bonn.. Let's be clear on this: Bonn was the capital of the FDR, the Federal Republic of Germany, West Germany. But the DDR, the Deutches Democratik Republik, The German Democratic Republic, East Germany, the capital was Berlin. And no, I am not for one moment suggesting East Germany was demo…cratic, but that was its name...... (MORE)
The name Germany come from the group of tribes that settled in Northern Europe who were collectively known ethically as Germanic due to customs and language. Germans, by the way, refer to their country as "Deutschland".
Germany was a Constitutional Monarchy, leaning towards autocracy. The Reichstag had -some- legislative power, but not much. The Kaiser remained Head of State, and the Reichskanzler whom he assigned remained Head of Government.
France for the oranges, U.S cars such as the mini,Netherland for cars such as the mini,Italy for cars
Absolute monarchies Brunei Oman Qatar Saudi Arabia Swaziland Theocracies States based on a state religion Iran (to some degree) Vatican City One-party states People's Republic of China (Communist Party) (list) Cuba (Communist Party) (list) Democratic People's Republic …of Korea (North Korea)(Workers' Party) (list) Laos (Revolutionary Party) (list) Syria (Arab Socialist Ba'th Party) (list) Turkmenistan (Democratic Party) (list) Vietnam (Communist Party) (list) Military junta states Fiji (until 2010) Libya Myanmar Niger Guinea (MORE)
Germany is a federal, parliamentary representative democratic republic German political system operates under a framework laid out in the 1949 constitutional document known as the Basic Law.
Yes, but . . . China like other totalitarian states feigns towardsdemocracy. They hold votes (voting is a handy method for decisionmaking) but they have only one party that is available to expressone's political principles. If your political principles don'tmatch the party you have no where to go an…d no one else to votefor. China is a communist country that is ruled by a dictator, called aChairman. The government, controlled by The Chairman, owns everymedia outlet and many manufacturing and industrial firms. The statemandates every aspect of the lives of its people, including eventhe number of children a family can have. Although China makesAmerican goods available through an economy that is graduallycapitalizing, it holds strong non-democratic attitudes and policiestowards those who would challenge their rule. Some of these methodsinclude torture of dissidents, illegal arrests and detainments,kangaroo courts, and militant repression of protests. They usepolice and military to maintain power particularly in Tibet and inother regions which have citizens who would prefer to go their ownway. (MORE)
well india is called the democratic country because the governmentin india allow the citizens to choose their leaders. they let the citizens vote the person they want as their leader! even children above the age 18 can vote. this practice of voting is adult franchise
The people of Myanmar elected Aung San SuuKyi .But the military leaders of Myanmar refused tostep down and did not accept the election's results . Besides , themilitary put the elected pro-democracy leaders , including Aung SanSuu Kyi,under house arrest . Aung San Suu Kyi continued herstruggle fo…r democracy . Her struggle has won international fame .She has also been awarded the Nobel PeacePrize .Although the people of Myanmar are stillstruggling to bring a democratic government in theircountry.. (MORE)
Because the people of India vote at elections for candidates to represent them in the legislature.
No. Pakistan is a federal republic with democratic institutions of debatable effectiveness. These institutions include political parties and elected bodies at the national, provincial, and district levels. Despite possessing these tokens of democracy, Pakistan can not be termed a democratic country …for some of the following reasons. . The lack of commitment to democratic government and the democratic process among the major political parties in Pakistani national politics. . The lack of consensus and support for the democratic process in civil society as evidenced by the significant support for past coups removing elected governments. . The unresolved status of Kashmir and the political rights of its people. . The inability or unwillingness of the Federal government to halt violence being committed by groups based in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), and in Kashmir. . The status of women and civil society. . Universal corruption at all levels of society and government. This list is not exhaustive, but illustrates that the political process in Pakistan is far different from one that would be described as a democratic. (MORE)
giving food to the citizens. establishing civilian control over all governmental institutions. finding political leaders . and holding elections in the country. - Maintaining a fair use of public property. - Determining what will be provided by the goverment, and what people must obtain or at…tain through private action. - How, and to what extent the goverment must regulate the private or commercial use of private property, such as food and medicine inspections. - Establishing and enforcing criminal laws. (MORE)
Yes, it hold Presidential & Parliamentary elections every 6 years. Provincial Elections every 4 years and Local Government election once every 4 years. Anyone above the age of 18 can vote!
It is non-democratic because when the people voted for Aung San Suu Kyi to be their president, the military had her arrested, and placed under house arrest. They have refused to hand over power to her and continue to subject the people to their military dictatorship. They have had many thousands arr…ested for protesting against them and have killed thousands more ethnic tribal people in the countryside. The military junta's recent behavior after the cyclone, in preventing relief efforts, disqualifies them from office. (MORE)
Japan is a little of both because it has parliament and an emperor who is head of state but stays out of politics, a bit like the UK
no a colonized country is nt a democratic country as the citizens of the country do not have basic rights ,they do not get the opportunity to elect their Representatives.
United States, George Washington feared and did not want political parties. Some witty American in Government made political parties, if you do research I am sure you can find someone under government and presidential history where it developed.
The People's Republic of China can be closely described as a non-democratic state as it is in essentials a Socialist state, although its economy can be said to be getting more liberal and Capitalist. The Republic of China however, is democratic. The semi-autonomous Chinese province of Hong Kong is… only partially democratic however. (MORE)
advantages- 1)in a democratic country we can have the right to speak upon ourselves . 2)in a democratic country we can choose our ministers by voting.
That government officials are elected by the people in open, free and fair elections where there is a plethora of political ideologies.
In the 18th century, the idea of liberty and the ideal of democraty were popularised by French authors and spread though the educated middle class in France. The French revolution, not without mishaps and violence, attempted to make these ideas a reality and made them progress a good deal. Univers…al vote (although not for women) was adopted. During the 19th century, the definitive ousting of monarchy, the succession of new laws (freedom of expression and of the press, right of political association, to belong to trade unions) were adopted. By the end of the 19th century the French Republic was a parliamentary regime, and most of today's liberties existed. (MORE)
Christian Democratic Union parties are all over the world and not just a German phenomenon. Christian Democratic Parties can be found in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. To be a Christian Democrat, one must follow 4 simple foundational beliefs. Christian Democracy postulates the following …fundamental beliefs and objectives: 1. The recognition of free and constitutional society as the only political system within which the fundamentals of values of Christian Democracy can be realized. In the discourse at the end of the 19th and 20th centuries, particularly with Socialism, Communism, Secular Humanism, Anarchism, Totalitarianism, and dehumanizing Rationalism combined seeking to tear apart of the basic social unit by which Society is based; Christian Democracy seeks to rebuild and restore. It is our most important objectives to restore, protect, and defend the core values of a Christian Democratic society. 2. In a Christian Democratic society it is the legal right to freely strive for political and economic self-realization and personal happiness while acting responsible towards oneself, others, and society. Personal responsibility for ones actions and ethics lie in the fundamental ideas of liberalism, self reliance, the rule of law, and Christian social ethics. 3. The acceptance of responsibility and the willingness to share responsibility, the principle of political decentralization, and personal responsibility as superior to centralized and authoritarian paternalism. Herein lies the principles of subsidiarity and community. 4. Solidarity with those who are weaker as an expression of the commandment to charity of one's fellow man and political reason. Therein lies the goals of Christian charity, Christian social ethics including the commandment of responsibility and charity towards the poor and needy. These fundamental beliefs and political objectives continue to remain intact from the early beginnings of Christian Democracy from the 19th Century. Contemporary Christian Democracy Parties today continue to associate 19th Century Liberal ideas with conservative values and Christian Social ethics. These fundamental values of freedom, individual rights, justice, and solidarity of man are applied both to political and economic process as well as to social life. (MORE)
Yes, it has a system of government by which political sovereignty is retained by the people and either exercised directly by citizens or through their elected representatives
All the countries in the world that are democratic are: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Greece, Mexico, France, Singapore, America, England (UK) and Australia. However, Australia is not really a democratic government but is a constitutional monarchy. It became a democratic continent in 1901.
The word "democracy" comes from the Greek meaning "rule by the people" or power to the people and the word "Republic" comes from the Latin meaning "of public affairs;" so they are so close in original source as to be hard to separate except by degrees. Republics can vary in considerable ways in rega…rds to how the country is run. Basically, as long as the country is not a Monarchy it is a Republic. Monarchies can have democratic elements and be more and more democratic to the point where the Monarch is a figurehead or performs the role of President in a Parliamentary form of government. One way this situation is described is as a "Constitutional Monarchy" wherein a written constitution describes limits on the monarchy and expresses powers to the citizenry. (MORE)
A democratic country is governed by the political party that got the majority of seats in the parliament in the general elections.It is government chosen by the people,for the people.Unless of course the elections are rigged.(See Russian Federation).
Because we vote for our president, politicians and other things of interest to the people.
Both of them, eventually. They're the same country now. The first side to be a free state, as opposed to a Soviet puppet state, was the western side, the BDR (Bundesrepublik Deutschland, or Federal Republic of Germany).
In a country that does not have democracy, the rulers might be dictators or autocrats and give the people no freedoms of any kind. While democracy is not perfect, it is certainly better than being ruled by a dictatorship, where laws are made arbitrarily by one person or one royal family. Under a dic…tatorship, certain groups of people are often oppressed, especially those who oppose the ruler. But without any voting rights or the opportunity to change things, there is nothing people can do when the system seems totally unjust. (MORE)
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switzerland is a democratic country imhope this helped u all Answer 2 Switzerland is a confederation of 26 semi-independent cantons. A canton is equivalent to what is called a state in English-speaking federal countries. It has a very democratic system of government. As many decisions …as possible are made at the cantonal level. Each canton has its own constitution, parliament, laws and court system. Most of the cantons were once independent countries, and on many ways continue to act as such. As well as regular elections, Switzerland has a form of "direct democracy" where any decision can be put to a referendum. A petition is started, signatures are collected and if enough signatures are collected there has to be a referendum which is binding. A referendum can be at the federal or cantonal level. Switzerland has a collective head of state, the seven-member federal council. The president is the chairman of this council. Switzerland has a collective head of state, the seven-member Swiss Federal Council. The president is the presiding member of this council. Elected by the Federal Assembly for one year, the President of the Confederation chairs the meetings of the Federal Council and undertakes special representational duties. Primus inter pares, the President has no powers above the other Councillors and continues to head his or her department. Traditionally the duty rotates among the members in order of seniority and the previous year's Vice President becomes President. The official title is "President of the Confederation" (German: BundesprÃ¤sident(in), French: PrÃ©sident(e) de la ConfÃ©dÃ©ration, Italian: Presidente della Confederazione, Romansh: President(a) da la Confederaziun). (MORE)
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In a democratic country like India, with its multi lingual and multi racial character, secularism is the best option. Under secularism, right to practice religious rituals by peoples from all religions is allowed to exercise without any obstacle or hindrance. Whereas in autocracy, right to religious… practice is curtailed specially for the minority communities. Even in Government services, college, university admission, there is reservation for minority community candidates. There is no discrimination of any sort on religious grounds. In view of the above, secularism is vital for a democratic country. (MORE)
Speaking truly, total equality is possible only in a utopian state of democracy. Yet we as egalitarian humans must strive for more and more equality in a democratic. So I would like to emphatically state that an-almost-equality among democrats is entirely essential as this would lessen dissatisfacti…on and inferiority or superiority complex. People would be leading life in happier form and they would not be very consciously envious. There would be fewer ill-feelings. (MORE)
North America is not a country. It is an aggregate of ten countries, reckoned sometimes to be a continent and, sometimes, to be the northern half of the American continent. North America contains Canada, The U. S. A., Mexico, and seven Central American countries. Of them, Canada is certainly demo…cratic, and the others are at least arguably democratic. The nine more southerly countries in North America are usually recognised as democratic, having fought on the side of Great Britain in two world wars against Germany; however, this criterion would compel us to recognise also Russia and, later, the U. S. S. R., which also fought on the side of Great Britain, against Germany. All of the ten above-named countries, it will be noted, emphatically proclaim democratic intent and generally consider themselves on the side of democracy. (MORE)