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    the world are democracies. Knowing what is a democracy is really important‚ especially for those who live in a democracy. It allows you to understand what is the rule that the government plays in the society and know what are your rights and duties under a democratic administration. This essay will seek to define Democracy‚ the meaning of the word‚ the system and the history‚ and describe two of the most famous democracies: Direct democracy and Representative democracy. Democracy is a form of

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    Introduction: When we talk about democracy we automatically draw up the fundamental belief that each individual has a value. Compared to dictatorships‚ oligarchies‚ monarchies and aristocracies‚ in which the people have little or no say in who is elected and how the government is run‚ a democracy is often said to be the most challenging form of government‚ as input from those representing citizens determines the direction of the country. The basic definition of democracy in its purest form comes from

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    Democracy Democracy has become a dominant form of the government‚ that using in many countries. Democracy is a government form‚ which is the citizen should have a decision to vote their leader directly for their own country or elect the leader for the other problems. Democracy can develop it‚ if the majority and the minority party or the association willing works together. Which is everybody can talk and have an opinion‚ than will put the all idea together and take a better decision for the

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    constitutional monarchies are democracies; they are not direct democracies‚ however‚ which do away with elected representatives in favour of rule by popular referendum (no country today uses such a system). So‚ all democracies have elected representatives.  At its most basic‚ a democracy is a system of government where leaders are chosen by election‚ but there are other criteria. After all‚ Russia‚ Uzbekistan‚ and Egypt all have elections‚ but they are emphatically not democracies. Even the USSR had elections

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    The Origins of Democracy Democracy is defined as a government by the people. Many people often only think of the United States of America when they think of democracy. Others think democracy only refers to voting or politics. Democracy however is more than just an American term or idea. Democracy has changed countries‚ and history effecting countless numbers of people across the world. Democracy in earliest form can be traced all the back to Ancient Greece around 500 B.C. The Greeks

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    Democracy means power in the hand of people. Democracy is a form of government where sovereignty is in the hand of the people‚ the general public. The basic idea is of equality‚ freedom and welfare for all. It does not take into consideration the cast or the wealth of some person; every individual is treated fairly and is given equal rights. Democracy implies political liberty. Political liberty consists of the right to vote‚ the right to sand as a candidate for election‚ the right to hold public

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    My choice of Government First and foremost‚ my ideal government is Democracy. In life there is no greater pursuit than that of equal voice. Every day people are fighting for the right to be heard. Democracy is that right on a grand scale. Democracy is not only being heard‚ but being listened to. Democracy is when you are given an equal vote on decisions that directly affect you. And when given this tremendous responsibility‚ people will surprise you. They rise to the occasion and educate themselves

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    Democracy: The Best of the Worst Democracy is without a doubt a fairly successful system of governance. Although dozens of systems have been tried over the ages‚ the world has been continuously edging towards increasingly democratic models‚ at least in baby steps when not in great leaps and bounds. And yet Winston Churchill - both the product and professional beneficiary of a modestly democratic system - suggested that he considered it to be paradoxically "the worst form of government except all

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    Etymologically‚ democracy comes from two Greek words‚ demos and cratein. Demos means society while cratein means authority. There are many terminological definitions of democracy‚ one of it is definition is by Henry B. Mayo stating that democracy is a political system showing the public policy determined by representatives audited effectively by the society by having periodic elections based on principles of political similarities in a situation where there is freedom to choose. This means that

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    EGERTON UNIVERSITY JAMES AKOYO ABISAI REG. NO. AM17/0251/12 TERM PAPER TOPIC: DEMOCRATIZATION IN AFRICA SUBMITTED TO: DR.OSAMBA 23RD NOVEMBER 2012 DEMOCRACY IN AFRICA Professor Ben O. Nwabueze ’s book‚ Democratization (Nwabueze 1993)‚ is the best place to begin for a wide-ranging and textured examination of democratization in African societies. "Democratization is not only a concept‚ nor is it synonymous with multi-partyism‚" Nwabueze writes‚ "it is also concerned with certain

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