the difference between direct democracy and representative democracy
Who is involved in direct democracy? Who is involved in representative democracy?
In a direct democracy, the people are involved. In a representative democracy, a government official is involved.
What is the difference between direct democracy and representative democracy?
In a direct democracy, the people vote for things. In a representative democracy, the people vote for one person who votes to represent them.
When did direct democracy begin? When did representative democracy begin?
Direct democracy began in the 5th century BC. Representative democracy began in 430 BC.
Where did direct democracy begin? Where is representative democracy used today?
Direct democracy began in Greece. Representative democracy is used in the USA.
Why did direct democracy happen? Why is it best for representative democracy to be used today?
Direct democracy began because this gave everyone an equal say. It is best for representative democracy to be used today because it would be too hard to have everyone vote on everything all the time.
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