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Q: What is a republican form of government understood to mean A. a popular government B. a democratic government C. a military government D. a representative government?
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What is the best definition of republican as it was understood in the late 1700s?

a government without monarchy or aristocracy.

The framers of the constitution understood democracy and republic to mean different things Explain this difference and identify which concept the framers favored?

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According to Alexander Hamilton how should the powers of government be understood?

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You should use formal language when you write?

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What is the meaning of the word Republican?

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What system allows a government to use only the powers given to it by the people?

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