Athens’ Government

The Athenian government was a democratic government, all true Athenian male citizens were included in the Assembly. Then there was the Council of 500, they were either elected or chosen from the Assembly. The Law Courts were also elected or randomly chosen from the Assembly, they were used as judges and juries changing every year. Magistrates were again elected or chosen from the Assembly. Athenian government was a very citizen based government as you can see.

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