What is Democracy?
A system of selecting policy makers and of organizing government so that
policy represents and responds to the publics preferences.
Democracy Justice Equality Liberty
Power to the people
Majority rule usually crushes free
The nations basic law and structure.
Tells us what we can or cannot do.
Our rule book.
13 years after Independence Day
The 1st Attempt at Government
The Articles of Confederation (1777-1788)
Our first governing doc
A system of organizing governments
Central and local governments
Confederal System of Government
Members nations join together to achieve a common goal
Alliance of nations
The local governments are nation states