The Representation Of A Direct Democracy

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A direct democracy is a form in government where the people governed themselves instead of elected officials, the people choose the laws and the way they are run in their country, this is also called a pure democracy. The democracy that we use is a representative democracy. In this case the people vote for representatives in their branches to decide on the laws that are created. Every state in America usually has three branches of government just as the nation has its own government. Executive branch of the state is for the governor and his cabinet who are elected by the people of that state. The governor creates legislation that becomes the laws in that state, these matters are voted on by the people to give to the governor. Legislation is made by two chambers a smaller upper house (Senate) and a larger lower house (House of Representatives) the chambers create state laws, and fulfill other governing responsibilities. The judicial branches of the state are led by the Supreme Court; Supreme Court hears the appeal from the lower state courts. The Supreme Court focuses on making corrections to the mistakes made by the lower courts. They cover questions regarding with matters of the US Constitution. If the state Supreme Court cannot fix the matter it will go to the US supreme court. The local government includes the counties and the cities of the states. This is called municipal government, the responsibility of the municipal government is to take responsibility of the parks and re-creation services including police and fire departments, housing services, emergency medical services, municipal courts, transportation services (public transportation) and public works (streets, sewers, snow removal signage, and so forth). Government on ... ... middle of paper ... ... have in America. In this case it is better to do with right for the people instead of what the people want. If this was the case, we would not have women’s right or this leads to my not been freed. There are a few things that are bigger then the people, and the representatives that the people vote for, know this. So sometimes they put the bigger issues over what the people want. So in point the point that I am trying to across is the direction democracy is not always right so we evolved into an indirect democracy. This helps the people of the United States against their own mistakes. If America would stay a direct democracy it would have hurt the country in the long run. We elect representatives to make laws that are right for America as a whole not just as one group of people. America is a society of different people who have different needs so we work around that.
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