Study with Quizlet and memorize flashcards containing terms like When have Americans typically been supportive of giving the national government power? (29-30), Page 11. Summarize Americans' attitudes toward government. Complete the following statement., Page(s) 21-24. Identify whether the examples exemplify the principle of political equality or the principle of liberty. and more.
Democracy (From Ancient Greek: δημοκρατία, romanized: dēmokratía, dēmos 'people' and kratos 'rule') is a form of government in which the people have the authority to deliberate and decide legislation ("direct democracy"), or to choose governing officials to do so ("representative democracy").