Who is involved in direct democracy? Who is involved in representative democracy?
1. Switzerland,2. Presidents and local officials.
What is the difference between direct democracy and representative democracy?
1. is a form of democracy in which people decide policy initiatives directly,. 2. A perfect example is the U.S., where we elect a president and members of the Congress. We also elect local and state officials.
When did direct democracy begin? When did representative democracy begin?
1. 500 BC.2. 508 BCE
Where did direct democracy begin? Where is representative democracy used today?
1. Direct democracy began in Athens, 2. Representative democracy began in Athens also
Why did direct democracy happen? Why is best for representative democracy to be used today?
1. Because they had to policy initiatives directly.2. Its best because it is suited to dealing with a large electorate.