1 [U] the belief in freedom and equality between people, or a system of government based on this belief, in which power is either held by elected representatives or directly by the people themselves:
The government has promised to uphold the principles of democracy.
The early 1990s saw the spread of democracy in Eastern Europe.
2 [C] a country in which power is held by elected representatives:
Few of the Western democracies still have a royal family.
Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary
Democracy. The very idea of it is a beautiful, and in no where in this world is the idea of democracy more beautiful than in the United States. The United States is unique as that it is the first country based totally on an Idea. It’s not a country because everyone is the same ethnic make up, the same religion, speak the same language, etc. It was founded purely on an idea. The people of the United States loved the idea so much, they fought for it and won their freedom from England. A prized that was won with your own blood is more valued indeed.
Even so, the United States has had its share of problems over they years. It wasn’t
Time goes on. Because of this great idea of Democracy, the United States became the greatest Nation in the world, filled with resources, ideas, and raw power. Because we were a nation founded on an idea of equality and of democracy, we flourished. The idea was a noble one and because of it, the United States became blessed.
The United State from then on became a friend to other Democracies and tried to support other people who wished for democracy. The United States was always there when things seemed to be getting so out of hand. Bring us your poor, your needy and your sick…