The Constitution of the United States: An Introduction - Part I: Introduction to the Constitution Summary & Analysis

Floyd G. Cullop
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Part I: Introduction to the Constitution Summary and Analysis

Part one of "The Constitution of the United States: An Introduction" by Floyd G. Cullop starts by defining "Constitutional Government." The exact form of the government is often in question as it is not a clear textbook definition. Some say that the government of the United States is a democracy, where the people are responsible for self-government. Others say that the government is in fact a republic, a government in which elected officials act on behalf of the people. Cullop asserts that in fact of both of these are true and that the United States government is technically a democratic republic. There are two different kinds of democracy - indirect democracy, where the people elect officials in order to represent them in all aspects of government, which is what the United...

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