Gregorian Calendar Dbq Analysis

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The ancient people truly influenced our world today inventing the calendar we still use today and the idea of a democracy that the U.S.A uses in our daily lives. ( Doc. 1 ) Ancient Athenians used a type of democracy called direct democracy that is very similar to the United States representative democracy. Each citizen would have a say in everyday government. For example, when the people of ancient Greece were deciding the name of the city we now know as Athens, everyone had a vote whether to name the city after the goddess of wisdom, Athena, or the god of water, Poseidon. They obviously chose Athena as the name of the city is Athens. (OI) Another great contribution of the ancient people is the Gregorian calendar. Calendars we now use today
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