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Democracy 4

  • Date Submitted: 12/06/2011 02:15 AM
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Democracy is generally defined as a form of government in which all adult citizens have an equal say in the decisions that affect their lives. Ideally, this includes equal (and more or less direct) participation in the proposal, development and passage of legislation into law. It can also encompass social, economic and cultural conditions that enable the free and equal practice of political self-determination.
Since the end of cold war, many countries across the globe have chosen democracy as the form of government. Today, most of the world's powerful countries, international organizations and political science experts see democracy as a natural choice in comparison to dictatorship.
Abraham Lincoln once defined 'democracy' as the government of the
people, by the people for the people' .It means that democratic 
form of government common man plays the pivotal role .The aristocracy,
the landlords and the politicians have to work according to the wishes
of the common man .The main object of their political activities is thus
the welfare, betterment and amelioration of the poor masses of the country
who elect them as their representatives and to whom they are answerable for
their duties and responsibilities .In many parts of the world this from of 
government has been adopted very successful.
The President indirectly Participate in
the working of the government .The President is responsible for all his
decisions and actions to the Congress that comprises the representatives of
the people .The policy of 'check and balance' is followed to prevent the three
pillars of government i.e .legislature ,executive and judiciary to trespass their
Thus the people of America are enjoying the fruits of democracy fully as
they have their due share in the functions of the government .They have freedom
to express their views and opinions in a proper manner .They have also an easy
access to justice and can defend their rights .It is true that the...


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