Definition: A state in which the supreme power rests in the body of citizens entitled to vote and is exercised by representatives chosen directly or indirectly by them.
~The system is very structured and efficient
~More experienced people pass and evaluate laws
~Not every person gets their voice in the government
~Population counts for the amount of representatives, which is bad for places with a small amount of people
"The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money." - Alexis de Toqueville
"The Bible is the rock on which this Republic rests."-Andrew Jackson
2 countries that participate with this system is The Netherlands and Switzerland