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The history of democracy goes back from Classical Athens. This is an example of an Acropolis building. They had a lot of buildings similar to this. Acropolis buildings are buildings from an ancient Greek city, they are typically built on a hill.

This is Cleisthenes. He is credited for founding Ancient Greek's democracy, which was the world's first democracy.

Caryatid Porch, Athens Acropolis Perhaps the most important ancient monument in the Western world - where the concept of democracy was born over 2,500 years ago.

Thucydides * Ancient Greek historian and author of the History of the Peloponnesian War, which recounts the 5th-century B.C. War between Sparta and Athens.

Pericles was a Greek strategos and statesman during the Classical period. He is recognized for establishing the Athenian Empire, ordering the construction of the monuments of the Acropolis in Athens, and for his funeral oration honoring the soldiers of the Peloponnesian War.

Themistocles (524 - 459 a. C) Athenian politician and general. One of the most important battles of the ancient world was that of Salamis (Medical War II, in 480 a. Of C) and resulted in the destruction by the Greeks of the huge fleet of the Persians. The latter, led by Xerxes, had launched a massive invasion of Greece, Asia Minor through making a huge army raced across the plains of Anatolia, Laodicea, Sardis and Pergamum, intending to cross the Dardanelles to reach the Greeks in the…

This was the first official document. It talked about how the king didn't have a lot of power,but yet he still signed it. This really helped democracy by letting us know all the things that we have as of this day,moving forward.

The Pnyx (Greek: Πνύκα) is a hill in central Athens, the capital of Greece. Beginning as early as 507 BC, the Athenians gathered on the Pnyx...