Democracy vs. Republic - 645 Words
Pre-AP English, Period C
December 05, 2014
Democracy versus Republic
One of our Founding Fathers, John Adams, explained why a pure democracy was not chosen in this quote, “Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There was never a democracy yet that did not commit suicide” (Democracy or a Republic). The Founding Fathers used a great amount of thought and consideration to determine what type of government should be practiced,...
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