Social Studies

The founding fathers were heavily influenced by ideas derived from Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome and the Enlightenment Era. Please recall two ideas/ principles from these influences that helped to shape the American Government.

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1. DEMOCRACY. Americans did not invent democracy. The first users of democracy were from ancient greece. 2. REPUBLIC. The united states is a democratic republic (thus, democrats and republicans). The republic part of the government come from the ancient romans.

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