Q: Who is involved in direct democracy? Who is involved in representative democracy?
A: In direct democracy, the people are involved because they all vote directly on a topic. In representative democracy, the people and a representative are involved, because the people vote on a representative to lead them.
Q: What is the difference between direct democracy and representative democracy?
A: In both, the people vote on decisions. In direct, though, the people rule themselves completely, while in representative people vote on a representative that makes some decisions for them. (Ex: In Ohio we are currently voting on issue 2, whatever that is, while Donald Trump can change 5 or so laws, and we don’t have to vote. ;D)
Q: When did direct democracy begin? When did representative democracy begin?
A: Direct democracy began in ancient times, while greece existed. Representative democracy began when the constitution was signed in the 1600s.
Q: Where did direct democracy begin? Where is representative democracy used today?
A: Direct democracy began in greece, the first instance of democracy. Representative democracy began in america when the constitution was signed.
Q: Why did direct democracy happen? Why is best for representative democracy to be used today?
A: Direct democracy happened because the greeks were tired with rulers having all the power. It is best for representative democracy to be used today because it would be hard to rally the whole nation for small decisions.