What is the difference between direct democracy and representative democracy?
Who is involved in direct democracy? Who is involved in representative democracy?
Direct democracy is where everybody can vote for something; representative democracy is where one person votes for a group of people.
The citizens are involved in a direct democracy. Representatives are involved in a representative democracy.
When did direct democracy begin? When did representative democracy begin?
Direct democracy began around 600 BCE; Representative democracy began in 1776
Where did direct democracy begin? Where is representative democracy used today?
Direct democracy began in Athens, Greece. Representative democracy is found today in countries like the United Kingdom, Canada, And the United States of America
Why did direct democracy happen? Why is it best for representative democracy to be used today?
direct democracy happened because everyone could directly affect the outcome of the vote. It is best to use representative democracy because all eligible citizens can vote for representatives to pass laws and we also vote for senators and the president.