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What is a republic?
Transcript of What is a republic?
-Republic: A government system in which people elect representatives that run the government.
What are some government systems?
-The power of government is held by the people.
-The people give power to leaders they elect to represent them and serve their interests.
-The representatives are responsible for helping all the people in the country, not just a few people.
What are some principles of a republican government?
What is common Welfare
Fairness. They believed that laws made by the representatives they elected would be fair.
Common welfare. The laws would help everyone instead of one person or a few favored people.
Freedom and prosperity. People would have greater freedom and be able to live well.
Benefits of a Republic
It is the good of everyone in a country not a specific grou