Civic Participation and Voting Rights by: Karina Rijo, Dariano Moore
Voting RightsPeople who are 18 and older can voteWomen can vote but they had to beover 18Someone who runs for president has tobe natural born in the USA citizenThey have to be a least 35 years old
Voting Rights 2To be a candidate must have a lot ofmoneyMost citizen expect good character ofthe personTheir campaigns have to besuccessful.
Civic Participation• Only males that are freed and citizens could participate in the government.• They also had to have parents born in Athens.• The Athenian assembly held 6,000 citizens and they decided most of the issues in Athens.• Slaves and foreigners were banned from participating in the government.
Civic Participation 2• People must have money and time to participate in the democracy.• Men were paid a small amount of money for participating in the government.• The elected person had to served for one year.
Comparing Athens and USA government• Women and children could not vote in Athens but as long as your 18 you can vote in the United States.• Foreigners could not vote in the US which is the same in Athens.• The president served for 1 year in Ancient Athens but in the US the president was in office for 4 years.
Comparing Athens and USA government 2• In Athens the people must have time and money to participate in the democracy.• In the USA people must have time to participate in the government but they dont need money.• The United states was like Athens at one point but in July of 1920 women were allowed to vote for who runs for office.