As the arrangement of events and dates have changed from Pre-Colonial into the 17th Century all the way to 21st Century, has democracy in the United States evolved into a democratic government, or a government that has forgotten the meaning behind the Declaration of Independence? First we need to look at the true meaning behind the word democracy and how democracy was laid out in our Constitution in (July 4, 1776).
People’s opinions on the word democracy vary from one to the next, others feel we are a silent republic instead of a democracy and some feel we are a democratic government only looking for world power. Democracy would be defined as a government ran by its people or elected representatives in a free nation without ruling from kings, and communist leaders. As you look at the word Democracy it is broken down into two parts “Demos” and “Kratia” making the words Demos Kratia. Demos holds the meaning (We the People) and Kratia is the (Authority or rule) of its power.
Our societies in the United States do have the right to participate in governing powers and laws being set into action by our government. The majority of people haven’t taken the time out of there busy lifestyle too understand how democracy has changed or even what it represents, they just know we are a free nation. As a nation we have the right to vote on what we believe in or who we want in office to represent our party or belief.
As you look at Democracy in other places like the Middle East or even in places like Africa, we as Americans should appreciate what we have while continuing to educate future generation to come, therefore making similar investments today to ensure our freedom. On the other hand Democracy in a nation with millions of people living in it can become disordered and complex, but it is so imperative that we get the top candidate to represent the people, and that representative should be able to handle any unforeseen challenges to keep us...