What kind of government did you give us?
The Constitution establishes a federal democratic republic form of government. That is, we have an indivisible union of 50 sovereign States. It is a democracy because people govern themselves. It is representative because people choose elected officials by free and secret ballot.
Which founding father said a republic if you can keep it?
if you can keep it. We suggested sharing this page with students, confirming that they know what a monarchy and a republic are, and then asking them what they think Benjamin Franklin meant by “if you can keep it.”
What did Benjamin Franklin say about the Constitution?
“Our new Constitution is now established, everything seems to promise it will be durable; but, in this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes,” Franklin said.
What is the most common name in the India?
Is Riva name of India?
Hodu is the Biblical Hebrew name for India and is mentioned in the Old Testament. This is the Chinese and the Japanese name given to India by the Oriental scholars. During their travels, they came across a region bordered by the Sindhu river (now known as Indus.
Which characteristic is most essential to a republican government?
What are the three characteristics of a republican government? Citizens have the power to govern. Citizens delegate or entrust their power to leaders they elect to represent them and to serve their interests.
How many Indian names are there?
India is known by many names – Jambudweepa, Al-Hind, Hindustan, Tenjiku, Aryavarta, and Bharat. One country, many names. Jai Hind!
Who named our country India?
The official name of the Republic of India was derived from the Sanskrit name ‘Sindhu’ that referred to Indus River. By the time the Persians conquered both, the then Indian subcontinent and Greece in 5th century BCE, ‘Sindhu’ became ‘Hindus’ to mark the ‘land of Hindus’.