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What are basic features of the American concept of Democracy?

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  1. The basic features of American democracy are spelled out in the U.S. Constitution. They include:
    * freedom of speech, religion, etc.
    * right to a speedy trial by a jury
    * free elections of government officials
    * all adults are equal citizens with equal rights and responsibilities
    * right of privacy

    Can you think of any others?

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