History of Democracy
1. Overview from Wiki
2. Origins of Democracy and the Citizenship of Athens c. 440 BC 430 BC
         3. Magna carta at 800
         4. Origin of Democracy video
         5. Athens-The Truth About Democracy video
         6. The War On Democracy Video
         7. Republican Principles developed during Jefferson's presidency.
         8. US Voting Rights Timeline
     Republic vs. Democracy

        1. In a republic the sovereign is the individual, it is government of the people. In a
            democracy, the sovereign is the group, the majority, it is government by the people.
        2. Republic v Democracy and other governments
        3. An Important Distinction: Democracy v Republic
         4. Republic v Democracy
         5. Why faster growth with a democratic presidents-timing is everything.
         6. Building a Democratic Republic

         7. Book Summaries Internet Library's reviews Meacham's biography of
            Jefferson and other political economy writings.


  Democracy and Capitalism
1. Pyramid Theory looks at Capitalism as Practiced in the US Democracy.
2. Alexis de Tocqueville wrote about capitalism and democracy
    in 19thnd democracy America. Read Democracy in America
3. Trading Democracy for Corporate Rule Part 1
    video from Documentary Films
Is democracy, like communism, a failed doctrine? Videos
1. Terminal Democracy Documentary Film
2. After Democracy Documentary Film
3. Legalize Democracy Documentary Film
Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution
is part of the Bill of Rights as ratified on December 15, 1791.
1. The Tenth Amendment states the Constitution's principle of
    federalism by providing that powers not granted to the
    federal government nor prohibited to the States by the
    Constitution are reserved to the states or the people.
2. This requires judicial interpretation.


      Political Systems are about control.
        1. Commonwealth is a political community founded for the common good.
        2. Oligarchy: power effectively rests with a small number of people.
            a. US is an oligarchy Northwestern study concludes
            b. German Oligarchs financed Hitler.
        3. Polyarchy has decentralized rule where many smaller governments
            tailored to the needs and desires of the local populations.
        4. Fascism a form of is a form of radical authoritarian nationalism is
            considered by some to be right-wing as it is social conservatism
            and uses authoritarian means to oppose egalitarianism.
        5. Totalitarianism: the state holds total authority over society and seeks to
            control all aspects of public and private life.
        6. Libertarianism  wants to limit power. Liberalism, Constitutionalism and Democracy
        7. Dictatorship rules by a few or one person. Germany had Hitler as dictator, he
           controlled a few advisors and a strongly nationalistic totalitarian state resulted.
  Political Economy
2016 Presidential Election Issues 1p each
Current Political Economy Problems 7p
Brief U.S. Political History 5 Political Eras and Their Important Events 2p
Presidential Politics 5 Political Eras and Their Elections 1788 - 2012  5p each
Capitalistic Democracy  
Run Government at a Profit 1p
Recent Decades Ranked by Problems 2p
Great Recession
1p or 3 p
Severe Recessions 2p 
History of US Banking 1p
US Economic Normality 1945-2015       page 2
5 Decades of Problems 1P Under Construction and needs help.
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