the source of the authority of government—is a fundamental principle of democracy. The political equality of all citizens is an essential principle of democracy. In ademocracy, the just powers of government are based upon the consent of the governed.
What is one of the basic principles of democracy? A. Passing laws to benefit the most talented and able citizens B. Requiring citizens to give up all individual freedoms for the common good C. Protecting minority groups against oppression by a majority D. Holding strong ideological beliefs and refusing to compromise