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Title: 5 Key Concepts of Democracy


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5 Key Concepts of Democracy
  • Basic Principles and underlying foundations of
    democratic thought

2
What is the Headline?
3
The Headline
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Rule Of Law
  • Law is supreme
  • Nobody is above the law, even those who make law
  • Popular sovereigntyall power emanates from the
    people.

5
When Can You Not be Arrested in Ohio?
  • Ohio Revised Code

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Fundamental Worth of the Individual
  • A Persons worth dignity must be recognized
    respected by others society at all times.

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Value in a Democracy?

Summit County Ohio Voted X - 11/04/08 General JAMES, LEBRON Birth Year N/A (Update) 4157 IDLEBROOK DR AKRON 44333 (Update) 2560/1 BATH TWP A (Precinct Map) GHENT CHRISTIAN CHURCH 4200 GRANGER RD AKRON OH
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Fundamental Worth of the Individual Cont.
  • Rights of the few at times must take a back seat
    to the interests of the many
  • serving the interests of society as a whole

9
Taxes and Laws
10
Equality of All Persons
  • All people are created equal
  • This does not mean an equality of conditions
    physical, economic, etc.
  • Not an equal share of goods
  • Not equal mental or physical abilities

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Equality of All Persons Cont
  • Equal opportunity
  • Equality before the law
  • Substantive
  • Procedural
  • Refer back to Fundamental Worth of Individual

12
Casting Stones
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Majority Rule restrained by Minority Rights
  • Policy Laws are to be made in accord with the
    will of the people

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Majority Rule Cont.
  • Majority must always recognize the rights of the
    minority

Linda Brown and her Family
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Necessity of Compromise
  • Finding the solution which is MOST acceptable
    with blended views and ideas
  • Compromise is an essential part of the process

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Examples
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Individual Freedom
  • The right to swing my fist ends where the other
    mans nose begins-Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • Liberty (freedom) vs. Authority authority must
    never become so strong that it restricts the
    individual.

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Individual Freedom
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