posted by jessica .
the most useful indicator of the degree of democracy reached by a politcal society is whether it has a:
b)formal method wherby people can effect the change in goverment policy
c)system of checks and balances
d)two house legislature
The origin of the word "democracy" means "the common people." Abraham Lincoln emphasized this concept in his Gettysburg Address. The last words were "that government of the people, by the people, and for the people shall not perish from this earth."
Which of your answers emphasizes people?
i choosse c am i correct?
I don't see the word "people" in c.
b is correct?