citizens as individuals vote on issues instead of elected representatives.
What is the difference between direct democracy and representative democracy
A direct democracy is a form of government wherein the citizens have a direct say in the formulation of laws and issues that affect them while a representative democracy is a form of government where in its citizens vote for or elect a representative to represent them in Congress or the Senate.
When did direct democracy begin
5th century BC
Where did direct democracy begin
In the direct democracy of Athens, the citizens did not nominate representatives to vote on legislation and executive bills on their behalf
Athens was one of the very first known democracies. ... In the direct democracy of Athens, the citizens didnot nominate representatives to vote on legislation and executive bills on their behalf (as in the United States) but instead voted as individuals.