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this is a great quote because it explains how much media can change our perceptions and have us believe something that we normally wouldnt.. i think it is important to try to get your news from as many different sources so that have a higher variety of view points and opinions. this can help you form your own view points an opinions as opposed to just believing in one..


5th Grade NYS Learning Standard CITIZENSHIP AND CIVIC LIFE: Constitutions, rules, and laws are developed in democratic societies in order to maintain order, provide security, and protect individual rights. This is an example of a "classroom constitution" made together as a class. It allows your students to become more comfortable as a learning community. Also students are more inclined to follow and not break their own rules rather than rules that the teacher sets.


Athenian Democracy

Athenian Democracy - Ancient History Encyclopedia A brief history of one of the earliest examples of democracy

LO 1.A.1: Compare how various models of democracy are reflected through major institutions, policies, events, or debates in the U.S. Participatory democracy is when the people are 100% responsible for making decisions, as in a neighborhood council or a school board meeting, shown in the picture above. Pluralist democracy specifically represents various groups that stand for different causes, including the NAACP. Ideally, each group gets recognition from the gov't, although they are not…

"Report finds USA as an example of a failing democracy." This link gives the highlights of a report that was taken by a commission formed by UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan "with the goal of highlighting the importance of integrity in elections and democracy’s role in achieving a more secure, prosperous and stable world." The report gives reasons why these actions are important for new Democracies, but also shows the concerns of established Democracies, in-particular the USA.


Question Period Exchange Between Maryam Monsef and Rona Ambrose Huffington Post Story: Hon. Rona Ambrose (Leader of the Opposition CPC): Mr. Speaker the report of the multi-party committee on democratic reform is in and the recommendation is clear: If the Prime Minister wants to change the rules of democracy then Canadians get to have a say in a referendum. This is a huge victory for…

Sanders: N.Y. Primary Not an Example of Democracy


The system has been corrupted for many years & it has manifested in many ways. Under the veil of Democracy it was largely a sham & this particularly so in the USA! Vested interests found the ability to use cancerous-like tentacles to reach into every aspect of the system The representatives offering themselves orchestrated in a devious way while "feathering their own nests"! The public have been conned BIG TIME!


Nigeria’s Successful Election Is an Example of Democracy for African Nations

Nigeria’s Successful Election Is an Example of Democracy