What Is a Democracy?

Sue Bright-Moore (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196255

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This interesting book describes the characteristics of a democracy, a political system in which the government's power comes from its citizens. Democratic governments around the world are featured to show examples of direct and representative democracy, how elections work, and the different checks and balances put in place to avoid the so-called "tyranny of the majority."

Reading Level
Lexile
780L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
S
ATOS
6.5
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Government
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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