From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
- Republicanism: The political ideology of a nation as a republic, with an emphasis on liberty, rule by the people, and the civic virtue practiced by citizens.
- Republicanism in Canada: The movement amongst Canadian citizens who desire to sever ties with the British monarchy.
- Republicanism, U.S.: The guiding political value system of the United States.
- Republic: A form of government in which political power and authority is derived from the citizenry, and not from a monarch, whether hereditary or "tyrannical" (ie, a dictator).