It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Gang Explains Democracy
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  • Government → Types of Government → Direct Democracy

The group members realize they sometimes have difficulty communicating in an orderly manner when making decisions. They insist on implementing a democracy in which everything will be fair. Emotion will be suppressed and reason will prevail.


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  1. How does this form of democracy differ from that of the United States government?

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