Republic or Democracy 7

Not only is the U.S. government a republic, but so are our state governments: Article IV of the United States Constitution says, “The United States shall guarantee to every state in this union a republican form of government…”  Thus, all state governments have an executive branch (the Office of the Governor), a legislative branch, and a judicial branch, each checking and balancing the others.

Excerpted from America: Democracy or Republic?

Image: Utah State Legislature

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