citizens took part directly in the day-to-day affairs of government
formal agreement between two or more nations or powers to cooperate and come to one another's defense
A government in which a hereditary ruler exercises central power.
rule by a hereditary landholding elite
power is in the hands of a small, wealthy elite
a government by the people
people who gained power by force
lawmaking body; approved or rejected laws
a vote to banish or send away a public figure whom they saw as a threat to their democracy
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