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2010-12-01 15:47:30
2010-12-01 15:47:30

They had all ready lived under monarchy and knew that is what they didn't want.


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The founding fathers felt the US should be a republic because they wanted the US to have freedoms they didn't have in Britain.

They didn't want a king, but to have a government where people decide who is to represent them.

Democracy in Athens was a direct democracy. In a direct democracy the people decide on the policy initiatives directly

As they say, "A direct democracy is two wolves and a lamb deciding what to have for dinner." I like that in a representative republic, you let some chosen by the most people go to the capital and do research on things, meet with other representatives, and decide your future based on the expertise that they get that simply is not available to all of us citizens. Of course, you can now also have your future decided by which representatives are paid by the Red Chinese, the labor unions and other non-American entities.

The founding fathers decided to write the constitution so that future leaders of America would have rules they would have to abide by. Without a constitution, the president could do anything he wanted.

The system for ratifying Amendments is detailed within the Constitution therefore, by extension, the original creators of the Constitution decide the system by which states ratify Amendments. You can find many examples of these "Founding Fathers" online.

That is up to the court to decide.That is up to the court to decide.That is up to the court to decide.That is up to the court to decide.

A direct democracy(A democracy in which people decide laws and policies at mass meetings)

It was for the court to decide what was correct. And they decided that the Constitution should be interpreted as the Founding Fathers would have meant it. So when they declared that a man's property was sacred, their definition of property would have included slaves.

A direct democracy is when every single person gets to decide on an issue (i.e. bills, laws, etc.), While an indirect democracy is where people elect representatives to decide on issues for them (i.e. United States).

The main aim of a democracy is to ensure that the people of country have the power to decide who should govern them.

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No, the United States is a Democracy. We vote for our leaders or withhold our votes as we decide as individuals.

The Greek and Roman civilizations were based on some of the same ideas of democracy as the new American nation.

That is called a direct democracy (as opposed to a representative democracy).

When citizens have the power to decide how a country should operate it is known as a democracy.

having to decide for yourself what the laws are

If they were in a democracy they would get to vote

Direct democracy is where the citizens directly influence the decisions of the government.This is compared to indirect democracy (which is what the US has) where the people elect representatives who represent their interests in the decisions of goverment.Direct democracy is a form of democracy. This form is people decide policy initiatives directly.

The US government has a representative democracy where the people elect representatives to run the government for them whereas Athens had a direct democracy where the people decide and solve the issues themselves. Hope this helps! :D

Because citizens of the US get to vote for which politican's that is to decide over them.

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