the form of government in which ultimate power resides in the people, who elect representatives to participate in decision-making on their behalf. The head of state in a republic is usually an elected president-never a hereditary monarch. A republic is founded on the idea that every citizen has a right to participate, directly or indirectly, in affairs of state, and the general will of the people should be sovereign. The U.S. is a republic.
A form of government in which citizens vote for representatives who decide upon important issues.
A government in which power is held by the people, government is representational, and representatives are charged with the common welfare of all the people in the country. Because the first republic was in ancient Rome, many eighteenth-century Americans were anxious to imitate Roman history and culture.
state with no monarch, run by a President
A political order in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who elect officers and representatives responsible to them. A Constitutional Republic is characterized by limitations placed on government to protect individual freedom. These limitations are outlined in a Constitution. A Constitution specifically lists the responsibilities of elected office holders.
An independent, democratic state not governed by a king, but by a State President.
a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
a form of government whose head of state is not a monarch; "the head of state in a republic is usually a president"
a balanced form of government that tries to keep from going to either extreme
a better form of government than a democracy because we put the responsibility of dealing with moral and legal issues into the hands of those who represent us
a decentralized and limited government
a democracy with a constitution
a fantastic form of government perfected in ancient Greece and Rome where people elect their peers to represent them and carry out their wishes
a form in which the participants select representatives to make these decisions
a form of democracy where leaders are elected by the people to serve the will of the people
a form of government (and a state so governed) where a hereditary monarch is not the head of state
a form of government (and a state so governed) where a hereditary monarch isn't the head of state
a form of government (and a state so governed) where the head of state is not a monarch
a government in which all laws are established by the immemorial customs of the people or are made by representatives of the people in legislative assemblies
a government in which that attention is divided between many, who are all doing uninteresting actions
a government in which the executive power is not hereditary, or in which the laws are administered in the name of a Commonwealth instead of that of a Prince
a government of laws under a Constitution
a government of law under a Constitution
a government of natural law (under God) to which both the leaders and governed must submit
a government where representatives vote on said actions, theoretically representing the views of the citizens
a government where the peer-to-peer bandwidth is too limited to support a true democracy
a government which (a) derives all of its powers directly or indirectly from the great body of the people and (b) is administered by persons holding their office during pleasure, for a limited period, or during good behavior
a hierarchical political system with elected and appointed officials that govern the land and create/abolish the laws as either whole bodies, committees, or individuals
a kind of government where the people can choose their own leaders
a nation in which the citizens elect representatives to make laws and operate the government for them
a place where people elect representatives who govern them according to law
a political system in which the people exercise their political power through elected representatives and in which there are no inherited public offices
a political system whereby poltical power is explicitly is granted with consent of the people and ruled according to law
a sovereignty of justice, in contradistinction to a sovereignty of will
a state governed by elected representatives instead of directly by the people
a state in which power resides in the hands of people entitled to vote and is exercised by representatives chosen directly or indirectly by them
a state in which sovereignty is invested in the people, rather than in a hereditary elite
a state in which the supreme power rests in the body of the citizens
a state or country having a government whose political power depends solely on the consent of the people governed
a state where the supreme power rests in all the citizens entitled to vote for representatives, and this power is then exercised by those representatives
a system in which the laws are passed and decisions made by the elected representatives of the people
a system in which the people choose representatives who, in turn, make policy decisions on their behalf
a system of government that doesn't have a king and authority is vested in a legislature
a system of government which does not have a hereditary monarch
a system of government, which is not a monarchy
a system whereby you are supposed to elect a representative
a thing of beauty, a masterpiece of social and political design with its roots sunk centuries deep, often enough
a type of a political system in which the head of the government is popularly elected for a specific tenure
a type of government in which the people elect representatives to run the country
Form of government in which decisions are made by representatives who are chosen by the people.
Government in which supreme authority lies with the people or their elected representatives.
A form of government in which there is an elected president rather than a king.
System of government in which the ultimate powers of government rest with the people who elect representatives to formulate policy and carry out the laws.
A political order in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who are entitled to vote for officers and representatives responsible to them.
a state in which the supreme power is held by the people or their elected representatives or by an elected or nominated president, not by a monarch.
A state or nation in which the supreme power rests in all the citizens entitled to vote. This power is exercised by representatives elected, directly or indirectly, by them and responsible to them.
non-monarchical government in which political power theoretically resides in the people and is exercised by its chosen representatives. (p. 417)
form of government based on a constitution, in which decisions are made by elected or appointed officials in a democratic manner.
Government by representatives of an established electorate who rule on behalf of the electors.
A country with a president as head of state who is either elected by the people or appointed by the government.
system of government with no monarch
A Republic is a form of government maintained by a state or country whose sovereignty is based on popular consent and whose governance is based on popular representation and control. Several definitions stress the importance of the rule of law as part of the requirements for a republic.
The Republic (Greek: ) is an influential work of philosophy and political theory by the Greek philosopher Plato, written in approximately 360 BC. It is written in the format of a Socratic dialogue.
Republic was formed in London in 1983 as an interest and pressure group to promote republicanism, to provide a forum and focus for democratic republican opinion and to contribute to ideas about the concept of a British Republic. It was affiliated to the Thomas Paine Society; to the Campaign for the Freedom of Information and to Charter 88. The group subscribed to the Quarterly Review of the Constitutional Reform Centre and hosted its own Working Party on Constitutional Reform, although avoided direct affiliation with any political party.
Republic (Respublika) is a political party in Transnistria. Although formerly the majority party in parliament, at the legislative elections of 11 December 2005 the party won 13 of the 43 seats and found itself in the minority for the first time since the founding of the country on September 2, 1990. The party is affiliated with President Igor Smirnov.