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.