In the U.S the president and important government are involved in a direct democracy. Anybody can be involved in a direct democracy because it involves voting.
Who is involved in direct democracy? Who is involved in representitve democracy?
In a direct democracy there are more than just a group of people voting and in a representative democracy they only pick a group to vote on things.
What is the difference betweeen direct and represenitive democracy?
In Athens, it was 1,000 males. And representative democracy started in 508 BC and that is when all people could vote on a group of people to do the voting.
When did direct democracy start? When did represenitive democracy start?
In athens. Direct democracy is still use this in countries like Switzerland.
When did direct democracy begin? Where is represenitive democracy used today?
Why did direct deomocracy happen? Why is it best for represenitive deomocracy to be used today?
Direct democracy happened so that citizens could have a say in the government.It is good that we have representative democracies right now because now not every person who so legally aloud to vote has to, they pick groups who vote on government things as there job.