An example of democracy at work is in the United States, where people have political freedom and equality.
Origin of democracy
- French démocratie from Late Latin dēmocratia from Greek dēmokratiā dēmos people dā- in Indo-European roots -kratiā -cracy
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- demo- + -cracy, from Middle French democratie (French démocratie), from Medieval Latin democratia, from Ancient Greek δημοκρατία (dēmokratia), from δῆμος (dēmos, “common people", "assembly of the people”) + κράτος (kratos, “rule, strength”).