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What is Jewish contribution to democracy?
First discuss what is democracy, are you speaking of American Democracy, give a valid definition of what democracy is, pure democracy? the individuals participation in the social order? If you are alluding to the townhall concept, Jews in the middle ages kept their communities alive by self-government. How often is the townhall system of government used today? Is representative government a democracy. Does Greece get too much credit for inspiring us to democracy or was it just democracy of autocrats?
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The fall of anything democratic came about early in the Roman republic.. However, thanks to their fanaticism and respect toward anything Greek, democratic ideas were spread t…hrough the world.. So their contribution was merely to spread such ideas far and wide.
it contributed a lot of things like plagerism
The 1815 Battle of Waterloo may be seen as making a contribution to democracy in at least two ways. First, it ended decisively the imperialistic rule and influence of Napo…leon himself -- and of Napoleonic France more largely. Second, and consequently, it led to the freeing of nationalistic energies throughout Europe and also to the establishment of 'democratic' Great Britain as the primary influence on the world. Although it would be many decades before the British Empire could relinquish its hold on colonial possessions throughout the world, it nevertheless had a generally democratic influence on those areas which it colonized.
because i say so
Peter Lalor was the leader of the miners' rebellion in Ballarat which came to be known as the Eureka Stockade rebellion. This is considered the birthplace of Australian democr…acy. The Eureka Stockade occurred in Ballarat, Victoria, during the early years of the Australian goldrush. In the event, the gold miners rebelled against the miner's licence, which cost a monthly fee of 30 shillings and allowed the holder to work a meagre 3.6 metre square "claim". Licences had to be paid whether or not a digger found any gold. There were frequent licence hunts, during which the miners were ordered to produce proof of their licences, and this increased the sense of unrest, particularly as punishments could be harsh. Miners had sent previous delegations to the Victorian government, but the government refused to act on their behalf so, on 29 November 1854, the miners burned their licences in a mass display of resistance against the laws which controlled the miners. Following a widespread licence hunt the following day, on November 30, Irish immigrant and goldminer Peter Lalor was chosen to lead the rebellion. On December 1, the miners began to construct a wooden barricade, a rather flimsy stockade from which they planned to make their stand against further licence arrests or other unreasonable displays of authority. Early in the morning on Sunday, 3 December 1854, 276 police and military personnel and several civilians stormed the stockade. It's unknown which side fired first, but ultimately 22 diggers and 5 troopers died in the battle that followed. Despite its apparent failure, the Eureka Stockade gained the attention of the Government. Following a Commission of Enquiry, changes were put in place. These included abolishing the monthly gold licences, which were replaced by an affordable annual miner's licence. The numbers of troopers were reduced significantly, and Legislative Council was expanded to allow representation to the major goldfields. Peter Lalor and another representative, John Basson Humffray, were elected for Ballarat. Later, Lalor was elected Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Victoria. For these reasons, the Eureka Stockade is regarded by many as the birthplace of Australian Democracy.
Schooling teaches people to interact with others and raises the benefits of civil participation including voting and organizing.
Athens in ancient Greece displayed a very efficient form of democratic organization where people did not elect representatives to vote on their behalf and had the right to vot…e on legislation and execute bills. Three leaders, namely Solon, Cleisthenes and Ephialtes were responsible for this government although who was in charge of which institution is controvertible. It is agreed that Solon's constitution fell due to the oppression of Peisistratus and later on Ephialtes revised the one made previously by Cleisthenes. This type of direct democracy existed in Athens and also the surrounding regions of Attica. The greatest and longest democratic ruler of Athens was Pericles and after his demise Athenian democracy was twice briefly interrupted by oligarchic revolutions around the times of the Peloponnesian War. Source(s): wikipedia.org
He revised Draconian laws
A: Democracy developed outside Islamic control and has come slowly and reluctantly to Muslim-majority countries. With few exceptions, nominal democracies are either …disguised theocracies like Iran or are at constant risk of the democratic government being overthrown by the military or by Islamic extremists. Islam has made some important contributions to social advancement, but not to democracy.
Plato believed that society should be organized so that the best and the brightest governed it,both him and his student Aristotle took part in the rise of democracy.
So they can have there own king?
broaded the role of ordinary citizens in governmentset up the Council of 500, members were chosen by lot from among all citizens over the age of 30made the assembly a genuine …legislature
i dont know thats why i asked
The Glorious Revolution of 1688 banned religious persecution and established the rule of Parliament.
They really did very little. Please read the Related Questions below to see how the religions individually contributed to democracy.
They established the practice of all male citizens sharing in political power. They also participated in jury trials, and established a universal liability to serve in def…ence of the state.
Very little. The idea of democracy comes from Athens, from the period when Athens was s democracy, which to the Greeks literally meant rule by the people. The Romans did not …have any theory of democracy. In fact, this Greek concept was alient to them. The period of the Roman Republic (509-27 B.C., which followed the monarchy and was then replaced by rule of the emperors) had some democratic elements. The citizens had the right to vote and voted in the popular assemblies. the Assembly of the Soldiers, the Assembly of the Tribes, and the Plebeian Council. However, they had little weight in Roman politics. There were five types elected officers of state. However, the higher officials were elected by the Assembly of the soldier whose voting system was heavily stacked in favour of the rich. Politics was pretty much dominated by the unelected Senate which represented the interests of the aristocracy. The Roman Republic, despite its democratic elements, was effectively an oligarchy.