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  • A lot of people ask me who is involved in direct and representative democracy? Sparta was involved in direct democracy and Athens was involved in representative democracy.
  • Direct democracy is when you are doing things as a group, so one person will ask a question and everyone decides. Representative democracy is when one person ask there group and the whole group decides but only one person chooses.
  • What is the difference between direct and representative democracy?
  • Direct democracy began in the 508 BCE century by the Athenians. Representative democracy began around 1776.
  • When did direct democracy begin?  When did representative democracy begin? 
  • Where did direct democracy begin? Where is representative democracy used today?
  • It began in Athens, representative democracy is used today when we elect presidents.
  • Why did direct democracy happen?  Why is it best for representative democracy to be used today?
  • Direct democracy happened because the Athenians started deciding stuff individually. So we can vote on representatives like presidents and other individuals.
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