posted by kimberly .
Define democracy and address the following in 200 to 300 words: What does American democracy mean to you as an individual? What are some of the criticisms of this style of government?
Notice the wording here: "What does American democracy mean to you as an individual?" None of us here can answer this for you. Only you can do that.
Start with the basic definition of the term "democracy."
Then read some of these, especially Plato's criticism:
Now ... what do you think?