Is the U.S. a democracy? Explain. Describe the characteristics of democracy and discuss to what extent they are practiced in the U.S. You must discuss how power is distributed in a democracy and how it is distributed in the U.S. Address the issue of the quantity of power exercised by the rich and corporations, especially in comparison to the amount held by working people, the majority of the population. Does this pose a problem for democracy in the U.S.? Explain.
**The essay should be typewritten, double spaced and no more than five pages.