Who is involved in direct democracy, and representative democracy?
What is the difference between a direct democracy and a representative democracy
A direct democracy is ran by the citizens, and a representative democracy is a system where the citizens vote for government representatives
A direct democracy is where the citizens have a say in the person who rules their country and government. A representative democracy is where the citizens vote for the Congress or the Senate.
When did direct and representative democracy begin?
Where did direct and representative democracy begin?
Direct democracy began in Athens Greece, and representative democracy began in the United States of America
Direct democracy began around 508 BCE, and representative democracy began in 1776
Why did direct democracy and representative democracy happen?
Direct democracy happened because in Athens, they had a system called “Demokratia” or “rule by the people”, and then Cleisthenes’ invented Democracy to have a more modern name to it. Representative democracy is better to be used today because they have a system where all eligible citizens vote on representatives to pass laws for them.