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The United States is a _________________________ democracy.
What can you infer from the fact that half the world's countries are democracies?
Half the world can vote in US elections.
Half the world's people have a say in their government.
The Greek word "demos" means _____________________.
The Greek word "kratos" means ____________________.
What is considered the birthplace of democracy?
Our democracy is divided into __________ branches.
The idea that the people are the ultimate voice of authority and liberty in a democracy is known as ________________.
lack of power
In our democracy the people vote ________________.
directly for the laws we want
for how long we want the president to be in power
for the rules in the classroom
for the people we want to represent us in government
Which is NOT a characteristic of a democracy?
Only the wealthy can vote.
limits on lawmakers