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  • Who is involved in direct and representative democracy? Well, for direct democracy, no president or judge or anyone are in charge. A leader is involved in a representative.
  • What is the difference you say? Direct democracy doesn’t have a leader making the decisions. Representative democracy has a leader.
  • You want to know when they began? Here, direct democracy began in 500 BC. Representative democracy began in 508 BC.
  • So ya want to know where direct began? Cool! And you want to know where representative is used still? I know that to. They both started in Athens, Greece. Representative democracy is used in United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States.
  • So you want to know why direct democracy was used? Here! They used direct democracy so everyone would have a word in something.
  • You want to know why it's best representative to be used today? Here you go! Representative democracy is used today because we have a leader to help guide us and make important decisions that will help us today.
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