What are basic features of the American concept of Democracy?

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  1. social studies

    Which of the following best describes the difference between direct democracy and representative democracy? A. In a direct democracy, the people make laws. In a representative democracy, they do not. B. In a representative democracy, the people make the

  2. social studies

    Which of the following best describes the difference between direct democracy and representative democracy? A. In a direct democracy, the people make laws. In a representative democracy, they do not. B. In a representative democracy, the people make the

  3. Social studies

    How was Athenian direct democracy different than American representative democracy? Select all that apply. A. Athenian direct democracy allowed all women to participate and American representative democracy does not. B. Athenian direct democracy allowed

  4. American Government

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  5. Social Studies

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  6. Social Studies

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  7. English

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  8. Social Studies

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  9. Social Studies

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  10. social studies

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  11. world history

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  12. Bree

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  13. social studies

    What is the primary way that the United States’ ideals spread through the world? A. Many people live in areas controlled by the American military and try to assimilate. B. Other nations observe the success of American democracy and institute a similar

  14. social studies

    Which of the following best describes the difference between direct democracy and representative democracy? A. In a direct democracy, the people make laws. In a representative democracy, they do not. B. In a representative democracy, the people make the

  15. history/english

    Read the excerpt from President Jimmy Carter’s speech “Energy and the National Goals—A Crisis of Confidence.” But after listening to the American people, I have been reminded again that all the legislation in the world can’t fix what’s wrong

  16. history

    How did Jeffersonian Democracy hope to remove obstacles to upward social mobility? How is it different from Jacksonian Democracy? Jeffersonian Democracy: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffersonian_democracy and

  17. Pos/110 american government

    Can someone help please??? 1. Assignment: American Government Concepts • Resources: Chapter 1 of the text lists several key concepts in American government. Among these are government, politics, policymaking system, public policy, democracy, majority

  18. Social STUDIES

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  19. Government Check

    Which of the following is NOT a reason why the Framers opposed direct democracy? =a.)They thought direct democracy is impractical in large countries like the United States. b.)They did not believe in consent of the governed. c.)They did not trust the

  20. civics

    what was the basic aim in direct democracy? A. Majority rule B. Legislature C. Suffrage D. Bill of right

  21. Physics

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  22. SOCIAL STUDIES

    Does Andrew Jackson believe that the Trail of Tears was a triumph of American democracy?

  23. Math And Science for Young Children

    __________ is/are NOT a basic lesson plan component. A. Object B. Concept C. Materials D. Goals Is B the correct answer

  24. Civics

    Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions-it only guarantees equality of opportunity."-Irving Kristol What did the author mean by this statement? Everyone is equal in a democracy. Socialism is better than a democracy. In a democracy, everyone has

  25. Social Studies

    What role does the press have in American Democracy? How would society and government be different if there was no guarantee of a free press?

  26. American Government

    What are the characteristics of American democracy? How does American democracy differ from the theory of democratic government?

  27. POS110

    What are the implications for judicial review on American democracy? Should any branch of government be able to review the actions and legislation of the others? Is this good for democracy or does it concentrate too much power in one branch?

  28. sentence

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  29. Government

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  30. social studies

    what are three basic values of american democracy

  31. socials

    are the symbols of democracy important? yes, because the basic principle of democracy is freedom, the citizens can only have a share of freedom in democracy. i need halp

  32. history

    Which of the following is the difference between Athenian direct democracy and American representative democracy? A. In a direct democracy, citizens elect others to represent them, and in representative democracy, citizens participate directly. B. In a

  33. Political Science

    What are the implications for judicial review on American democracy? Should any branch of government be able to review the actions and legislation of the others? Is this good for democracy or does it concentrate too much power in one branch?

  34. American Government

    What are the implications for judicial review on American Democracy? Should any branch of government be able to review the actions and legislation of the others? Is this good for democracy or does it concentrate too much power in one branch???

  35. HEEELLLLPP!! ENGLIGH!!

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  36. ap goverment

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  37. SOCIAL STUDIES

    A democracy may be defined by the political principle that the government is created by, derives its powers from, and exists to serve the people. According to this statement, which of the following is inconsistent with a democratic form of government? (1)

  38. history

    A democracy may be defined by the political principle that the government is created by, derives its powers from, and exists to serve the people. According to this statement, which of the following is inconsistent with a democratic form or government?

  39. Social Studies

    what is one freedom that American democracy has today that was clearly not recognized in the Roman Empire

  40. History

    Why did iranians take 53 Americans hostage at the American embassy in Iran? A. To force the United Statesvto loft to oil ban B. Because the US government allowed the shah to travel to the United States for medical treatment *********? C. because Atatollah

  41. Social studies

    which of the following statements about World War 1 would be most difficult to prove and disprove a. American casualties were more numerous than in any other war. b. it was the first war in which the opposing sides used airplanes c. the U.S government

  42. college HIST

    The Age of Jackson is often seen as a turning point in American politics, one where we turn from a politics where few could vote or hold office to one where many could. Define Jacksonian Democracy and show how it changed the political system from what came

  43. Social studies

    Which of the following best describes the difference between direct democracy and representative democracy? A. In a direct democracy, the people make laws. In a representative democracy, they do not. B. In a representative democracy, the people make the

  44. Westen Civ.

    Which governmental bodies are responsible for making laws in the United States? How does a written law protect American democracy?

  45. college algebra

    please solve by method of substitution 0.3x-0.4y-0.33=0 0.1x + 0.2y -.21=0 please give all steps to solve.I think I understand the basic concept but this is little more complicated for me. Thanks in advance

  46. Math

    Select any concept from this week.(Linear equations,exponents, Logarithmic problems Write a 350- to 700-word response in which you examine the importance and applicability of this concept. Describe why this concept is important and how it can be applied to

  47. history

    Would it be possible to have a socialist direct democracy? No, in a socialist society only a few high-ranking members of the communist party have political power. No, a direct democracy requires a free market economy which is not socialist. Yes, if

  48. Government

    What are basic features of the American concept of Democracy?

  49. government

    What does it mean when a question is asking about the fundamental elements of American democracy. I am to pick an element of American democracy that I would like to change and why but I am confused as to exactly what it is talking about. Could someone give

  50. Social Studies

    What is the difference between Athenian direct democracy and American representative democracy?

  51. social studies

    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?

  52. Social Studies

    I'm really stuck on this please help! Select all that apply for the next 2 questions. 1. Excluded from Athenian Democracy A. Women B. Poor males C. Slaves D. Farmers 2. Included in Athenian Democracy A. Women B. Poor males C. Slaves D. Farmers Then I have

  53. business

    what are the features of money? Are you asking for physical features of the American dollar bill?

  54. Chemistry

    Describe two features of a catalyst: -used in the industrial manufacture of chemicals where the rate of production is important. -assists reactants in their collisions but remains unchanged at the end of the reaction. Is this what they mean by "Give two

  55. math

    Congress is considering a tax credit program for those who purchase wind or solar-powered products. Proponents of the program have said that $400 million will be given directly to taxpayers and are arguing that this will have an economic effect that is

  56. Government

    The Farmers called our government a republic instead of a democracy because they wanted to be clear that they were creating a representative constitutional democracy and not a direct democracy. If the Framers were alive today? 1. What do you think they

  57. U.S. Government

    The Farmers called our government a republic instead of a democracy because they wanted to be clear that they were creating a representative constitutional democracy and not a direct democracy. If the Framers were alive today? 1. What do you think they

  58. social studies

    A democracy may be defines by the political principal that the government is created by,derives it's powers from,and exists to serve the people. According to this statement,which of the following is inconsistent with a democratic form of government? (1)

  59. world history

    what were the basic features of christanityduring 8000 BCE - 600 CE?

  60. civics

    what was the major difference between Greek and Roman democracy? A The Romans elected people to run their govt B The Greeks had everyone who was eligible participate in govt decisions C Roman democracy included everyone while Greek democracy included only

  61. US HISTORY

    i) Create a timeline tracking the major themes/paradigm shifts in American History from the Columbus's voyages through the Mexican-American War (1846-1848). ii) Include the following in your descriptive analysis: (1) The cultural patterns of the Native

  62. us history

    Create a timeline tracking the major themes/paradigm shifts in American History from the Columbus's voyages through the Mexican-American War (1846-1848). ii) Include the following in your descriptive analysis: (1) The cultural patterns of the Native

  63. please revise

    Evidence clearly demonstrates Latin America’s transition to democracy. Though unstable, it’s long democratic history reveals progression from oligarchy, to semi-democracy, to an electoral democracy. Thus, with these three cycles of democratization

  64. American Government

    if there was one fundamental element of American democracy what would it be?

  65. social studies

    What did the Gadsden Purchase have on American democracy?

  66. POLITICAL SCIENCE

    describe the European origins of American conservative and liberal ideologies. Then, explain how these two American ideologies have evolved from their European origins, and the key features of each American ideology today. Do “Tea Party” beliefs neatly

  67. American Govt

    What are the four trends in the modern American political economy? Identify each and use evidence from the course to provide proof of each trend in practice. Then discuss the pros and cons of each trend. Are they healthy or unhealthy developments for the

  68. world history

    9. What were the basic features of the major world belief systems? a. Hinduism b. Daoism c. Judaism d. Christianity e. Buddhism

  69. MEDICAL HW HELP!!!!

    There a high school elective that when you learn about basic vital signs, basic pathology, basic medical asepsis, basic health problems, etc. I forgot the name... do you know?

  70. Lit

    What works has become a classic expressions of the meaning of American democracy?

  71. American History

    What does American democracy mean to mean to you as an individual? What are some of the criticism of this style of government?

  72. social studies

    How did the aquisition of the Oregon Country affect American Democracy?

  73. teacher

    is a teacher a basic or a non basic job.. No I don't mean it literally basic or non basic search up the geographical explanation of it

  74. History

    Is the growth of democracy a coincidence? how did expansionism shape american relations?

  75. Social Studies

    What is one freedom that American democracy has today that was clearly not recognized in the Roman Empire?

  76. us history

    Between the end of the Korean War and the escalation of the Vietnam War in 1965, the concept of an American dream" seemed to have its strongest hold on the American population. How did the protest movements of the mid to late 1960s and early 1970s confirm

  77. us history

    Between the end of the Korean War and the escalation of the Vietnam War in 1965, the concept of an American dream" seemed to have its strongest hold on the American population. How did the protest movements of the mid to late 1960s and early 1970s confirm

  78. reading

    original concept of the american dream

  79. AP world History

    What were the basic features of the major world belief systems? (8000 BCE -600 CE) a. Hinduism b. Daoism c. Judaism d. Christianity e. Buddhism

  80. Social Studies

    Match the country with the system of government. Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Taiwan Communist Autocracy, Parliamentary Democracy, Presidential Democracy, Semi-Presidential Democracy

  81. History

    Why did Iranians take 53 Americans hostage at the American embassy in Iran? A. to force the United States to lift the oil ban B. because the U.S. government allowed the shah to travel to the United States for medical treatment C. because Ayatollah Khomeini

  82. social studies

    Which of the following best describes the difference between direct democracy and representative democracy? A. In a direct democracy, the people make laws. In a representative democracy, they do not. B. In a representative democracy, the people make the

  83. History

    civil war ---> triumph of american democracy over european aristocracy. I'm supposed to write a paragraph about this, but I don't understand it.

  84. Social Studies

    Monitor the strength of democracy in the eight countries of South Asia by looking at the fairness of most recent elections, the existence of a free press, the strength of the judiciary, and the depth of involvement of the nations’ citizens. Explain which

  85. HISTORY

    What effects did american revolution have on the political, economic, and social concept of us today ?

  86. Government/Economics Check

    Out of 48 questions I struggled with these. Could someone please check? These are multiple choice questions, so if I'm incorrect I can re evaluate my other choices. 1.) A system of social control under which a particular group has the power to make and

  87. history

    Anticolonial movements shared all but which of the following features? Answer A Some form of nationalism B Inspiration from traditional cultures as a means of shaping nationalism C Dissatisfaction among nationalists with their own exclusion from power D A

  88. governmnet

    Describe the basic character of the unitary states. how can one reconcile the concept of the unitary state with the principles of the Declaration of Independence?

  89. Social Studies

    1. The United States fought in World War II to defeat dictators and preserve democracy. In this fight to defend democracy, however, the United States denied democracy to some of its own citizens. Describe how it happened and who was denied rights.

  90. Geology

    Question: "List 2 erosional features and 2 depositional features associated with glaciation." Is "Two erosional features associated with glaciation are truncated spurs and cirques. Two depositional features associated with glaciation are glacial till, and

  91. Geology

    Question: "List 2 erosional features and 2 depositional features associated with glaciation." Is "Two erosional features associated with glaciation are truncated spurs and cirques. Two depositional features associated with glaciation are glacial till, and

  92. Civics

    Would it be possible to have a social direct democracy? -No, in a socialist society only a few high-ranking member of the communist party have political power. -No, a direct democracy requires a free market economy which is not socialist. -Yes, if everyone

  93. U.S. GOVERNMENT

    1) The year that the Declaration of Independence was signed and pronounced to the rest of the world was... A) 1776 B) 1787 C) 1781 D) 1765 2)Which of the following was ratified with the assistance of adding a Bill of Rights to assure citizens that their

  94. it 220

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  95. US history

    In dealing with affirmative action, the Supreme Court has: A. been clear in rejecting the concept. B. been clear in its affirmation of the concept. C. very rarely given detailed interpretations of it. D. has a mixed record of support for the concept. I'm

  96. English

    Are nature, dreams and visions, imagination, religion and spirituality, and the supernatural features of romanticism? Because I have to describe three features of romanticism found in a poem, and those are the features I found online.

  97. US History

    1) Which man does not belong in the same group with the others? a. Carl Schurz b. James G. Blaine c. Henry Cabot Lodge d. Albert Beveridge 2) The American record in the Philippines includes all the following, EXCEPT: a. Training Filipinos for

  98. critical thinking

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  99. English

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  100. heelth: HCA 415

    Look over the definitions of public health in this week’s reading and describe its main features. In your opinion, what two features have had the greatest impact on improving health status and quality of life throughout history? Explain why you selected

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