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|Type of Government |Advantages |Disadvantages |Picture Example | | |An advantage is that |A disadvantage can be if the |[pic] | |Representative Democracy |the people are usually |rights of the minority are not | | |(Presidential) |behind most of the |protected against the will of | | |Definition: |things the government |the majority. | | |A representative |does, because in theory| | | |democracy would be a |it has the support of | | | |government where people |the majority. | | | |would elect their leaders| | | | |and the leaders in power | | | | |would have the power to | | | | |rule and make laws. | | | | |Direct Democracy |An advantage to direct |Decision-making process can be |[pic] | |Definition: |democracy is |time-consuming. | | |A direct democracy is a |legitimacy. Under that | | | |system in which every |system, citizens can't |Danger of deadlock due to clash | | |citizen has an equal say |blame politicians for |of interests. | | |and the right to vote on |the problems of | | | |every decision that needs|government--the |Danger of apathy and disinterest| | |to be made. |citizens have taken |among participants. | | | |control and |Unwillingness to take | | | |responsibility. The |responsibility. | | | |government is truly |Not everyone is able or willing | | |...
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