Answer to Question #162151 in History for Christina

Question #162151

We hear the phrase "American Democracy" thrown around in the news, on social media, and even in history classes, but America isn't a true democracy, based on the model created by Ancient Athens in Greece. Read the article in the link below, by Christopher Blackwell entitled, "An Introduction to Classical Athenian Democracy — Overview." What are the defining characteristics of Athenian Democracy and what elements, if any did the Founding Father include in the US Constitution?

Expert's answer

The defining characteristics of Athenian Democracy named were the three pillars of democracy. These pillars were the Assembly, the Council, and the People's Court. The elements included in the US constitution were the Assembly and the Council, and the board of Lawmakers.

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