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What's the Difference Between a Democracy and a Republic?

Is the U.S. a democracy or a republic? Or both? And what's the difference, anyway? Plus, socialism, communism and other forms of government.

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What's the Difference Between a Democracy and a Republic?

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    What's the Difference Between a Democracy and a Republic?

    What's the Difference Between a Democracy and a Republic?

    Is the United States a democracy or a republic? The answer is both. The U.S. isn't a "pure democracy" in which every decision is put to a popular …

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