Who is involved in direct democracy? Who is involved in representative democracy
The citizens are involved in direct democracy because they help vote on the issues happening instead of the elected representatives. In representative democracy the citizens vote on representatives to pass the laws for them.
What is the difference between direct democracy and representative democracy?
In direct democracy the citizens vote for the laws and in representative democracy the citizens vote for other people to make new laws for them.
Direct democracy began during the Athenian democracy around the 5th century BC Representative democracy began around 508 BCE
When did direct democracy begin? When did representative democracy begin?
Where did direct democracy begin? Where is representative democracy used today
Direct democracy began in ancient Athens Canada, U.S.A., United Kingdom all still use representative democracy today
Why did direct democracy happen? Why is it best for representative democracy to be used today?
It happened because the citizens wanted to vote on their own and not have representatives vote for them. It's best for representative democracy to still be used today because if not it would take a while to vote on things if not everybody voted or they were repeated ties and there could be many revotes.