Characteristic of Democratic Government Discussion

1. There are five basic concepts or beliefs that are characteristic of democratic government. In five well developed paragraphs (worth 10 points each), you will identify each basic concept and explain how the concept is evident in American society and/or the American system of government. Response Must Include:

Worth of the Individual
Majority rule & Minority rights
Need for compromise

2. This essay will evaluate your concept of the term, government. In the first paragraph, discuss at least three reasons for establishing a system of government. In subsequent paragraphs, using your own national government as a reference point, you will describe the specific ways in which your government addresses its roles and responsibilities.