Unformatted text preview: electing representative officials into office. The United States constitution protects certain aspects of democracy. Currently the United States is trying to force democracy throughout the Middle East mostly in Iraq. Supporting democracy allows for individual rights, workers right, religious freedom, as well as create a secure and safe nation. Peace is found to be more likely when the government used is a democracy. There are two major forms of democracy, first direct where the people are directly associated with policies and decisions made. Direct democracy is rarely used because decions would never be made. The second is representative democracy in which the people elect officials they want to be represented by....
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course IAH 207 taught by Professor Johns during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '08