Want to see the root of democracy?

Back in Ancient Greece, we can see the origins of democracy. Citizens were allowed to vote on laws and have a bigger role in government. A lot of ideals present in today's governments can be traced back to Ancient Greece!
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Visit the beautiful city of Athens, adorned in gold and gemstones, it's surely a place you will never forget!
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One of our most influential leaders, Pericles, advanced Athenian democracy and society tremendously.
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Here in Ancient Greece, women were welcome! Women had more political rights than previously seen in society.
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One of Pericles's most lasting achievements was his construction of temples and statues. This building, still standing today, is a way to get in touch with the past and democracy.
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Pericles introduced the court system to Athenian democracy. With this new idea, the people were better represented.