Direct vs Indirect Democracy: Understanding the Differences
This article explores the differences between direct and indirect democracy. Direct democracy originated in Athens, Greece where all free men participated in government and each citizen voted on every issue. In contrast,
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Slide1Which is better?????????Direct democracy vs. Indirect democracy
Slide2Direct democracy Started in Athens, Greece All citizens(free men) participated in government Each citizen voted on every issue
Slide3Indirect democracy Originated in Rome Representative democracy-people are selected to represent the wants of the people and vote for them Ex. 1 senator for each state
Slide4Who will be your next president? Think about the following candidates to represent you as 7 th graders and be prepared to vote: Bart Simpson King Kong Justin Bieber Selena Gomez
Slide5Time to make the laws Every citizen in the class is participating in this activity: In the next 10 minutes, you need to come up with 5 laws that everyone agrees upon that the class has to follow. Can you do it???????????
Slide6New strategy Your next challenge is to pick ONE representative from each table to send to our class meeting. Your representative will hopefully represent your needs/wants for your table. The six representatives for the class need to come up with five rules for the class to follow within 5-10 minutes.
Slide7ONE ring to rule them all!!!!!! One of you is going to be the supreme ruler of this class!!!!! Once you are picked, you MUST decide on five laws that YOU want the class to follow within the 10 minutes provided.
Slide8Open-ended question Which strategy in your opinion(direct democracy, indirect democracy OR autocracy) works best for governing a country? Explain your reasoning why with specific details.