Question: What makes a good citizen? A good citizen has both rights and responsibilities . A right is something that any American citizen can do like freedom of speech and speaking your mind. A responsibility is something that you should do that you have the responsibility to elect a representative to serve your country. It is also a responsibility to stay informed with society. You should also obey the laws and pay your taxes so you won't get in trouble with your authorities such as the government or the police, the taxes we pay goes toward schools and other buildings and highways.
Democracy is the most effective type of government because the citizens run the government because they all have a write to vote and they all have freedom of speech to speak up to what they think is right. Also, democracies have fair elections and citizens vote for their representatives to represent the country. That is why democracies are the most effective type of government