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place of direct democracy
athens, greece
direct democracy definition
every person has a direct say in government, vote directly on laws
place of representative democracy
roman republic
where feudalism found
europe
what is feudalism
peasants farmed land of lord, lord responsible to higher lord/king
how king's power is limited by feudalism
he is supposedly limited by obligation to lords
date of magna carta
1215
what happened in magna carta
king of england forced to sign, limited monarchy as a result, had to talk to nobles before taxing citizens or going to war
model parliament
everyone represented in the parliament, parliament must be consulted by king before major decisions made
result glorious revolution
england has limited const. monarchy, power of monarch severely limited by laws
place of direct democracy
athens, greece
direct democracy definition
every person has a direct say in government, vote directly on laws
place of representative democracy
roman republic
where feudalism found
europe
what is feudalism
peasants farmed land of lord, lord responsible to higher lord/king
how king's power is limited by feudalism
he is supposedly limited by obligation to lords
date of magna carta
1215
what happened in magna carta
king of england forced to sign, limited monarchy as a result, had to talk to nobles before taxing citizens or going to war
model parliament
everyone represented in the parliament, parliament must be consulted by king before major decisions made
result glorious revolution
england has limited const. monarchy, power of monarch severely limited by laws and traditions established by parliament
american constitution date when it was written
1787
date constitution set into place
1789
how american constitution works
americans vote for representatives to make laws, president executes laws, judicial branch interprets laws