Well only free men can vote at an assembly, so I don't get to vote.
What is a direct democracy?
A direct democracy is when free men get to vote and speak at an assembly and the most votes win.
When did the direct democracy began?
The direct democracy began in 508 B.C.E
In a representative democracy all citizens vote for someone to vote for them.
Where did the direct democracy begin?
Direct democracy began here in Athens!
The difference between a direct and representative democracy is in a direct the citizens vote directly for the topic but in a representative the people vote for other people to be representatives and vote in their name.
Why was the direct democracy started?
It was started because we the citizens wanted to rule ourselves.
The representative democracy began in 1776.
A representative democracy is used in the U.S.A.
It is best for a representative to be used because it is an easier process and is less one sided.