POS 201 Democracy and Equality

POS 201 Democracy and Equality - January 14th, 2008...

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January 14 th , 2008 Government and Politics Democracy Greek   “rule by the many” Definitions of o 1. Substantive (The  things we want ) ( Intangible aspects  of  democracy, you can’t feel it, touch it, or smell it but you want it). Liberty, Equality, Dignity o 2. Procedural (The  things we do  to establish democracy) Participation (Voting) Majority Rule (Count votes) You use your procedural to get your substantive P comes before S alphabetically o Types are different from definitions. Types of… o 1. Direct  All participate in all decisions “Pure Democracy” Everyone participates in everything.  Usually in small towns, clubs, and such. o 2. Representative Decisions made by elected representatives “Republic” Everyone chooses people to vote in our favor.
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Federal Level (Senate and House), State  Level, Local Level (Mayor)
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