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  • 1. Voting Rights and Civic ParticipationBY: Luana, Cody, and Rachel

2. Why was Ancient Athensconsidered the beginning of democracy? 3. Why was Ancient Athens consideredthe beginning of democracy?400 people were chosen from the poorest ofthe Athenians. They were chosen for thecouncil. 4. Why was Ancient Athens consideredthe beginning of democracy?the population of athens were divided into tentribal groups each of the groups would choose50 representatives to the assembly. 5. Why was Ancient Athens consideredthe beginning of democracy?this extended the representation and votingrights to almost all the male citizens of theAthens. 6. Why was Ancient Athens consideredthe beginning of democracy?a full democracy was established from theAthens. 7. Why was Ancient Athens consideredthe beginning of democracy?an assembly was held with at least 6,000people attending if not enough people showedup 300 specially trained slaves would takethere place. 8. Why was Ancient Athens consideredthe beginning of democracy?the slaves carried a rope that was dipped in redpaint and if anyone was hit with the red painthad to pay a fine for not doing his civic duty. 9. Why was Ancient Athens consideredthe beginning of democracy?of the 40,000 people citizens (at the height ofthe Athens power),about 30,000 people livedout in the country. 10. Why was Ancient Athens consideredthe beginning of democracy?the council had 500 by lot,fifty of the ten tribalgroups. 11. Ancient Athens Government 12. Ancient Athens GovernmentThe Ancient Greece developed citizenship 13. Ancient Athens GovernmentAthens was a democracy 14. Ancient Athens GovernmentFor a democracy to work a town has to besmall 15. Ancient Athens GovernmentMen owning land could vote 16. Ancient Athens GovernmentSlaves, women, children could not work. 17. Ancient Athens GovernmentEach year 500 names were drawn from thecitizens and they had to serve for a year.(onlymen were considered citizens) 18. Ancient Athens GovernmentThe assembly, the council of 500 people andthe courts were the 3 important bodys of thegovernment 19. Ancient Athens GovernmentThe assembly included every citizen allowedto vote. They could participate. The assemblymade the laws. 20. Ancient Athens GovernmentThe council was decided by law. There are 500people in the council 21. Ancient Athens GovernmentThe courts handled lawsuits and trials andhelped make decisions. The courts were atleast 201 people. 22. Ancient Athens GovernmentFor public lawsuits the jury was at least 501people. 23. United StatesGovernment 24. United States GovernmentIf you are 18 years old or older you can vote. 25. United States GovernmentThe United States is a Republic Government. 26. United States GovernmentPeople have to be in the United States to bepresident and they have to be at least 35years old to run for president. 27. United States GovernmentPeople vote for congressmen every few years. 28. United States Governmentthe president chooses a vice president to helphim. 29. United States Governmentthe president of the United States can onlyserve for two terms. 30. United States GovernmentIf people were born in a different country thenthey can only run for Governor. 31. United States GovernmentIn 1792 New Hampshire eliminates propertyownership. 32. United States GovernmentIn 1812 Massachusetts Governor Elbridge Gerryredraws voting district lines to favor therepublican-dominated legislature against theFederalist party. 33. United States GovernmentIn 1946 the federal court rules in King V.Chapman that white primary systems inGeorgia are unconstitutional. 34. United States GovernmentAlso in 1946 the Filipinos are granted the rightto become U.S. citizens 35. United States GovernmentAnd finally in 2004 (April 28) Vieth V.Jubelirera fractured supreme courtheld thatclaims of partial remanding werenonjusticiable. 36. Comparing the UnitedStates and Ancient Athens 37. Comparing the United States andAncient AthensAthens and the United states are a democracy. 38. Comparing the United States andAncient AthensBoth countries in order to vote you have tolive in a country or city-state. 39. Comparing the United States andAncient AthensIn the United States you have to be 18 andolder to vote. 40. Comparing the United States andAncient AthensIn Athens only land owning men could vote. 41. Comparing the United States andAncient AthensIn Athens the council is one out of the 3 mostimportant body of the government, and todecide the court they draw 500 names eachyear so they can serve for a year. 42. Comparing the United States andAncient AthensIn the United States they run an election todecide the person who makes the law. 43. Comparing the United States andAncient Athensthey both gathered to discuss about the lawsbefore the final decisions were made. 44. Comparing the United States andAncient Athenswomen, slaves and kids were not allowed tovote in the Athens. 45. Comparing the United States andAncient Athensin the united states people that were not bornin the united states or wasnt legally a citizenwas not allowed to vote. 46. Comparing the United States andAncient Athensin the united states only the president, thegovernment and the citizens made thepolitical decisions. 47. Comparing the United States andAncient AthensIn Athens the courts ( of 500 people), thecouncil, and the assembly made the politicaldecisions. 48. THE END