Democratic republic

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A democratic republicanism is the idea which combines both republicanism and democracy. This means that a country where the people can take part in the decisions that affect the way their community is run and one with no monarch. This could be presidential, semi-presidential or parliamentary. Many countries considered themselves democratic republics. It means that citizens must vote for the president. Democracy is the idea of free and fair elections. For example, the German Democratic Republic is a democratic socialist republic.

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