Who is involved in direct democracy? Who is involved in representative democracy?
The citizens are involved in a direct democracy since they vote based off of who they believe should be leader.
What is the difference between direct democracy and representative democracy?
In a direct democracy the citizens vote for a person who they want to be leader, whereas in a representative democracy the citizens vote on representatives.
When did direct democracy begin? When did representative democracy begin?
Direct democracy began in the 5th century BC. While representative democracy started in 508 BCE.
Where did direct democracy begin? Where is representative democracy used today?
Direct democracy began in Athens. Representative democracy is used in the US today.
Why did direct democracy happen? Why is it best for representative democracy to be used today?
Direct democracy happened because in earlier times they might not of had many people making direct democracy manageable. Yet it is best for representative democracy to be used today since we have to many people to manage it.