Democracy in America

  • 507 BCE

    The Father of Democracy

    The Father of Democracy
    Invention by: Cleisthenes. The Greek system of direct democracy would pave the way for representative democracies across the globe to "rule by the people."
  • 336 BCE


    Suppressed Democracy, Kings: Caranus (first) Perseus (last). Macedonian Wars, The Rise of Rome, Monarchy.
  • 276 BCE

    Athenian Democracy

    Athenian Democracy
    known as "Polis" or Athens, apolitical system of legislation and executive bills. (Roman) Peloponnesian War
  • Period: to

    Democracy For America (DFA)

    Democratic National Committee Chair (Howard Dean). Leads public awareness campaigns on a mix of public policy issues and trains activists.
  • Final Founding Father

    Final Founding Father
    James Monroe 1758-1831: U.S President (1817-1825) Continental Army 1776: Battle of Trenton also, opposed the ratification,respected by fellow countrymen. (Democratic-Republican Party)
  • President Andrew Jackson

    President Andrew Jackson
    First Democracy President of the U.S, Democratic Party,
  • Alexis de Tocqueville

    Alexis de Tocqueville
    French Philosopher , sociologist, political theorist, travel to U.S to study prisons. And wrote famous book "Democracy in America" (1835).
  • Woodrow Wilson

     Woodrow Wilson
    28th U.S President,Leader of progressive movement, and led America into war in order to, "make the world safe for Democracy."