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Why did democracy develop during the Roman Republic?

Members of lower social classes began to demand representation in government.

Romans wanted to prevent one leader from gaining too much power.

Romans wanted to model their system of government after ancient Athens.

Members of the military began to demand citizenship.

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  1. I think it is the 3rd one i am not forsure

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  2. I don't think so. Ancient Athens was a pure democracy. The Roman Republic was, as the name describes, a republic. There is a better answer. Make sure you know the difference between pure democracy and a republican form of government.

    http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pure democracy

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic

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  3. The dictionary link apparently didn't post correctly. Try this:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democracy

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  4. Is it D Reed

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  5. I don't think so.

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  6. Who is "Glidden"? That's a brand of paint. Sam, read this:

    http://www.ancient.eu/Roman_Republic

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  7. I know that's my nickname

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  8. Is it D

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  9. Sam = Glidden = Catherine

    Identity crisis big-time!!

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  10. It is B. The Romans didn't want to give one person too much power. Sorry for the 4 year late answer.

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