Iscuss the development of democracy in Greece

The Athenians claim to have been the
inventors of democracy, and it is commonly claimed that the Athenians created
democracy for themselves around 500 BC with the reforms of Cleisthenes. How accurate
is this claim? Can one reasonably argue that democracy came to exist at Athens at an
earlier point? If so, when? Finally, discuss Spartaas peculiar political system. Is it any
more or less democratic than the system that existed at Athens?

Direction.Do not fill up your answer with extraneous
information. Your response will be handwritten and about 1 8 1/2 /11 page long.

Iscuss the development of democracy in Greece

The Athenians claim to have been the
inventors of democracy, and it is commonly claimed that the Athenians created
democracy for themselves around 500 BC with the reforms of Cleisthenes. How accurate
is this claim? Can one reasonably argue that democracy came to exist at Athens at an
earlier point? If so, when? Finally, discuss Spartaas peculiar political system. Is it any
more or less democratic than the system that existed at Athens?
Directions: Do not fill up your answer with extraneous
information. Your response will be handwritten and about 1 8 1/2 /11 page long