Ancient Democracy Vs Modern American Democracy

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Ancient government and modern American democracy differs in various ways. One major difference is that in the Athenian legal system, there were no lawyers. Everyone had to argue their own case. The ancient Athenians had a government where all citizens would determine how the state was run. Ancient Athens was an example of direct democracy. Every citizen was eligible to vote on decisions that were made in government. The United States is a republic, and the citizens elect officials to represent them. The representatives does majority of lawmaking and governing.
Ancient Athenian trials were heard by a randomly selected jury made up of 200 and 6,000 citizens.
The U.S courts have smaller juries and a more regulated process with
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