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
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?