What type of government do you live under in the US?
We live under a democracy. A democracy is a type of government ruled by the people. ...
The president of the US is elected by the electoral college What type of system is this?
What type of democracy does the US use?
The United States, according to a strict textbook definition, is a REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY. In a representative democracy, we elect officials to pass and deliberate on legislation on our behalf. ...
Asked in US Constitution, Political Theory, Athens
What is the difference between a direct democracy like they had in Athens and the form of democracy practiced in the US?
The Difference is that America isn't a democracy but A type of Republic for instance The Roman senate is compared to are Congress. ...
Asked in US Civil War, Democracy
Is democracy and democratic the same thing?
No, democracy is a type of government (which is a noun) and "democratic" is a adjective that describes things having traits of a democracy. There is a difference between "democratic" as in referring to a "democracy" and "Democratic" as in referring to the US Democratic Party. ...