Democracy - Democracy 10-16-08 Ekklesia- the assembly o...

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Democracy 10-16-08 Ekklesia- the assembly o Control the legis, judical part of the polis o Voting o Usually outside, set an agenda Boule- council o Solon Athenian created the Boula (work towards creating a democracy) o Setting the agenda of the assembly o Supervises the other boards Archon o Only 9 of them each year o Elected in the old days o By the Classical Age, it is chosen by lot (random) o Mini mayors of the city Stategoi o Means generals o 10 of them each year o Charge of military matters as well as civil Cleisthenes, 508 o Infrastructure for DEMOCRACY o He made villages and neighborhoods of Athens (demes) the constituent units of Athenian political organization o Deme registers kept track of male citizens o Demes in turn grouped for other administrative functions into ten tribes o 50 representatives chosen by lot from each tribe served for one year at a time on boule of 500 (replaced earlier boule of 400). Number of representatives from each deme proportional to population
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