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democracy
used in Fast Food Nation

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Definition
a system of government in which citizens have power with equal votes
  • The hardy, independent farmers whom Thomas Jefferson considered the bedrock of American democracy are a truly vanishing breed.
    p. 8.9
  • The early twentieth century had trusts, but it also had "trustbusters," progressive government officials who believed that concentrated economic power posed a grave threat to American democracy.
    p. 137.3
  • Instead of symbolizing democracy and freedom, going west meant getting cheap labor.
    p. 155.8
  • The rise of a migrant industrial workforce poses a grave threat to democracy.
    p. 265.9

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