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Roman and Greek Government

Summary: The forms of government associated with the ancient Greek and Roman civilizations both greatly influenced other governments of the modern world. Both the Roman republic and Greek democracy used similar ways in which they granted citizen rights and managed their respective city-states. They differed most significantly with regard to their methods of decision-making and distributing power.
The Roman Republican and Greek Democracy had many different ups and downs, positives and negatives that made each so different. Both civilizations had great influences on the governments of the modern world. However, they did have many crucial differences that made them stand out. Rome was a republic, in which the citizens chose their leaders by voting, while Greece had a direct democracy, in which all citizens directly took part in making decisions relating to the government. Both forms of governments were alike in their share of citizen rights, and management of the city-states. Nonetheless, there were a number of differences in the way power was divided among government officials and the upper-class.

The Romans and the Greeks had a noticeable social hierarchy among their citizens. The Greeks were split into three groups: the nobles, slaves, and other non-citizens. The Romans were divided in to patricians...

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