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www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2015/05/...

I often hear people argue that the United States is a republic, not a democracy. But that’s a false dichotomy. A common definition of “republic” is, to quote the American Heritage Dictionary ...

factmyth.com/factoids/the-united-states-of

One way to phrase this is the United States of America is a “representative republic” (a “representative democracy,” in a Republic). [6] [7] The people democratically vote for representatives, who then represent them in government. Thus, in simple terms, the United States of America is both a Democracy and a Republic in this sense.

www.theatlantic.com/.../03/america-is-not-a-democracy/550931

America Is Not a Democracy. ... But the Supreme Court has had a change of heart in the past. As evidence that the current system threatens American democracy keeps piling up, the Court might ...

www.huffpost.com/entry/what-is-america-a-republi_b_6416872

I'm not sure what America's form of government is anymore but, it is definitely not a democracy. A Democracy provides every legal citizen of a certain age with the free and equal right to participate in a system of government that elects representatives of the people by the majority of the people, who promise to do the will of the people.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democracy

Democracy (Greek: δημοκρατία dēmokratía, literally "Rule by 'People'") is a system of government where the citizens exercise power by voting. In a direct democracy, the citizens as a whole form a governing body and vote directly on each issue. In a representative democracy the citizens elect representatives from among themselves.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democracy_in_America

De La Démocratie en Amérique (French pronunciation: [dəla demɔkʁasi ɑ̃n‿ameˈʁik]; published in two volumes, the first in 1835 and the second in 1840) is a classic French text by Alexis de Tocqueville.Its title translates as On Democracy in America, but English translations are usually simply entitled Democracy in America.In the book, Tocqueville examines the democratic revolution ...

www.todayifoundout.com/.../2014/01/united-states-republic-democracy

The same is so today. America is a democracy, in that it’s not a monarchy or a dictatorship. (Some people claim it is too oligarchic, in which case they’d say America isn’t democratic enough — but again they’d be distinguishing democracy from oligarchy.) America is not a democracy in the sense of being a direct democracy.

thefederalist.com/2018/02/07/sorry-liberals-america-not...

It is no secret that the United States is a severely divided nation. In fact, division seems to be one thing that unites Americans today. Across the country, citizens disagree on kneeling ...

www.dailysignal.com/2011/11/01/is-america-a-democracy-or-a...

Understood this way, America is a democracy, or to be more precise, a democratic republic. This question was reprinted from Heritage’s new First Principles page at Heritage.org.

www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2016/11/...

America is not a democracy in the sense of being a direct democracy. If you’re asking whether to do something by direct ballot or by representative processes, you might ask whether we should be ...