Who is involved in direct democracy? Who is involved in representative democracy?
Direct democracy involves the citizens that live in the area. Representative democracy is when all eligible citizens vote on the representatives to make make decisions.
What is the difference between direct democracy and representative democracy?
Representative democracy is when elected officials represent a group of people and direct democracy is when the citizens vote for someone.
When did direct democracy begin? When did representative democracy begin?
Direct democracy started in 500 BC. Representative democracy began in 508 BCE.
Where did direct democracy begin? Where is representative democracy used today?
Direct democracy began in Athens. Representative democracy is used today in the US.
Direct democracy happened because the people of Athens wanted a say in what happened in their life. It is best that Representative Democracy is used today because some people would make uncivilized votes on subjects that they might not know the consequences of and it is best to leave it to the people who know the law.
Why did direct democracy happen? Why is it best for representative democracy to be used today?