8.28. The student will be able to compare and contrast democracy and R epublic. Warm Up. How is it possible that a president can lose the popular vote but still win? Is this the way our system should function?. Two types of democracy. Direct democracy Power vested directly in the people
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The student will be able to compare and contrast democracy and Republic.
Definition of a republic: power rests in the body of citizens entitled to vote and is exercised by representatives chosen directly or indirectly by them. Protection by rule of law.
Direct Democracy: Citizens take part personally in deliberations and vote on issues. Citizens debate and vote on all laws.
Representative Democracy: Citizens choose (elect) other citizens to debate and pass on laws.
Should we be
Forced to vote?