Empires: The Greeks - Crucible of Civilization: The Birth of Democracy
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World History → Ancient Greece → Democracy
Recalls the return of Cleisthenes to Athens and the institution, for the first time, of government by the citizens themselves. Athenian men, rich and poor, would meet every nine days, debate, and vote on issues from the price of figs to the declaration of war.