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Democracy I Meaning of Democracy II Summary of Places and Dates III Features of Democracy IV Types of Democracy V Early Democracy A Athens B Rome VI Middle Ages and England VII The Renaissance A United States of America B France VIII Modern Times IX Important People Demos Kratia or democracy as it is used today means the people rule A democracy is a form of government is run by the people of that country through elections and representation A democracy is really a form of a republic known as a democratic republic A republic is a government where officials elected by a small group of people make the important decisions Democracy has been around for almost 2500 years since Athens Greece became the first democracy The Romans also experimented with democracy however it was more a republic and not a democracy Around 1200 England laid the groundwork to become a republic Later in the 1700s United States of America became a democracy There are many features of democracy Most of these features are the same but individual countries use varations of the main ideas The main feature of democracy which determines a true democracy is free competitive elections Sometimes however women or minorities dont have the right to vote Some of these other features such as checks on power help to limit the strength of any one person or party Other features like free elections and majority minority rule help to make elections fair since the judgment of many people is generally better then the judgment of a few people Political parties keep one government or idea of government form holding all power These features let the people to govern
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