Cleisthenes And Athenian Democracy

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Cleisthenes is the only Greek philosopher, during the Hellenic era, I can relate with. Cleisthenes, an Athenian aristocrat, favored democracy, allied with my political values. He believed that the people should have the final say in their government to promote civil harmony. I believe in a democratic government that possesses equal rights for all citizens; a government that allows its citizens to provide input on political or social issues. Cleisthenes gave political responsibilities to Ekklesia, the Boule and the Deme’s, to create and implement decisions for their polis; in addition, to maintaining the future of Athens. Similar to our government today, Congress creates laws in an attempt to preserve our nation’s future, and Americans has the
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