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The Rise of Democracy


A single ruler, such as a king, queen, or emperor who holds all the power in a country or empire.


A member of the most powerful class in ancient Greek society.


One of several people who rule a country or empire together, sharing the power.


A person who seizes power illegally.


A member of a democracy, who has certain rights and responsibilities.


A group of citizens in an ancient Greek democracy with the power to pass laws.


A form of government in which the ruling power is shared by all citizens.

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