Who is involved in a direct democracy? Who is involved in a representative democracy?
What is the difference between direct democracy and representative democracy?
When did direct democracy begin? When did representative democracy begin?
The people involved in a direct democracy are the men in Greece. Any male in Ancient Greece is allowed to vote. A representative democracy is when one person votes for a group of people. In Greece, one man is voting for a group. It was not a female.
Where did direct democracy begin? Where is representative democracy used today?
The difference between a direct democracy and a representative democracy is that in direct back in the ancient times, only male competitors could vote. In a representative the citizens of any gender can vote to elect a speaking person and then the person elected speaks and votes for the whole group.
Why did direct democracy happen? Why is it best for representative democracy to be used today?
Direct democracy began in the 5th century around 508 BCE and during that time period woman, foreigners, and slaves were not allowed to participate in the vote. Representative democracy started July 4, 1776, when the USA started.
The direct democracy started in the greek city-state Athens. Representative democracy is used in places like The United States, Canada, and The United Kingdom.
The people wanted to have power over themselves and didn’t want someone voting for them. It is best that representative democracy be used today because there are less bias voting and not everyone is voting for what they want and what’s best for them.