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Posted By: Rapparee
31-Aug-07 - 05:28 PM
Thread Name: BS: history of USA Presidential elections...
Subject: RE: BS: history of USA Presidential elections...
By FDR, who started using "Democracy" because it was thought that saying "Republic" was too close to "Republican."

Not even Athens was a pure Democracy. In fact, I don't know of one past or present.