Democracy - Democracy is a political system in which people...

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Democracy is a political system in which people have the right to determine who governs them via elections and hold them accountable via elections and legal restrictions on the government that guarantee citizens’ rights “You must obey because you must.” – Benito Mussolini Population is there to serve the government under authoritarian (monarchical) governments; subjects under king or queen Elections are one of the bedrocks of democracy US Constitution was the first time it was expressed that a government not only has to look out for certain rights, but also has to guarantee them and protect the citizens What is the purpose of democracy? What political end does it serve? Enhance the quality of human life and the dignity of the individual Ascertain, implement, and execute the wishes of the community Constrain government power or constrain the power of other political entities within the country Reduce social antagonisms (racial, religious, linguistic, economic, and political
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