BC: http://www.pbs.org/empires/thegreeks/characters/cleisthenes_p1.html "Athenian democracy." American Government. ABC-CLIO, 2011. Web. 9 Oct. 2011 photos courtesy of Google Images
FC: ATHENS Kelsey White
1: Athens Kelsey White
2: Athenian Democracy 508-322 BC not the first, but possibly the most successful. | -direct democracy -male dominated -females, slaves, and immigrants not considered citizens -equality between Attica
3: SOLON -eliminated debt slavery -right to appeal to a jury -any citizen could serve -(4) economic classes -top three=gvt positions and council -assembly open to all -later looked upon as the beginning of democracy.
4: CLEISTHENES -led the rebellion against tyranny -demos -general assembly -Pnyx
6: A SIDE BY SIDE | ATHENS -Pnyx -Rebellion -assembly -appeal to a jury
7: COMPARISON | U.S. -White House -Revolution -Congress -judicial system