Democracy

Power Vested In People

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Economic System

Market Economy-production of goods and services is determined by the demand from consumers,also called a demand economy or capitalism.

Mixed Economy-A Combination of command and market economies provide goods and services so that all people will benefit.

Definition

A system of government in which power is vested in the people, who rule either directly or through freely elected representatives.

Types Of Democracy

Direct - A direct democracy is one in which every citizen votes on all important decisions. One of the first direct democracies was in Athens, Greece.

Representative - The other type of democracy is a representative democracy , This is where the people elect representatives to run the government, Another name for this type of democracy is a democratic republic.

Examples

a representative democracy is a system of government in which all eligible citizens vote on representatives to pass laws for them.