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

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