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Unit 3-Democracy

Our Democratic Heritage

Architecture Building homes and buildings
Columns A vertical structure that holds a building up
Greece A small country
Olympic Games A competitive sporting event which each country competes with other countries to win metals
The Olympic Games began in what country? Greece
We live in what country? United States
We live in what state? Georgia
We live in what city? Georgetown
In Greek Olympics other counties did not compete. Greek _________ competed. Cities
__________ was the first country to use columns in their architecture. Greece
What buildings in the U.S. have columns? Supreme Court Building, White House, Lincoln Memorial, Shorter Mansion
How were the Olympic Games in ancient Greece the same as today’s Olympic Games? They brought people together in the spirit of peace.
representative democracy A type of democracy where the people elect one person to tell the "White House" their ideas.
direct democracy A type of democracy where all the people gather together and vote.
What type of democracy did Ancient Greece use? direct democracy
What type of democracy does the United States use today? representative democracy
Why does the United States use a representative democracy and not a direct democracy? Because not everyone in the country can fit into the White House
Created by: Mrs. G



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