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Democratic Government in Ancient America
TitleDemocratic Government in Ancient America
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1992
AuthorsStiles, Kendall
MagazineEnsign
Volume22
Issue Number4
Pagination62
Date PublishedApril 1992
KeywordsAncient America; Democracy; Government; Judgeship; King Mosiah
Abstract

Discusses Mosiah2’s democratic system of government as described in Mosiah, Alma, Helaman, and 3 Nephi. The political structure was based on a system of judges, the people were the ultimate authority, and honesty and accountability were emphasized.

URLhttps://www.lds.org/ensign/1992/04/research-and-perspectives-book-of-mormon-update?lang=eng

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