The Influence Of Ancient Greece's Direct Democracy

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Today’s society would not have been how it is today without the influences from ancient Greeks and Romans. Those civilizations ended more than 2,000 years ago, but its influence on politics, philosophy, art, architecture, language and literature are still present.
Our government in America today is based on the ideas from Ancient Greece and Rome. We call Greece “The Birthplace of Democracy.” This is because Greeks invented the idea of democracy. Democracy gives the people power and a say in how they are ruled. I cannot imagine what America's government would be like without the influence of the Ancient Greek's Direct

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