The United States is not a democracy?
The United States is a Republic - a democratic republic. Its citizens elect representatives (the Congress). The founding fathers warned of the problems of democracy and the tyranny of the majority in many early writings. You will find no mention of democracy in the US Constitution.
Research one of the following topics: Transportation, Hospital, School, Police Department, Fire Department, Media, Library, Housing, Court House, The Capitol.
Prepare a PowerPoint slide or poster which answers the following questions about your topic:
Which level(s) of government is responsible for this aspect of our community life?
How does governmental action affect me and my family?