Ancient Roots of American Democracy

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First city-states arise in Sumer

4000 BC - 2300 BC

Sargon of Akkad Formed Empire

2270 BC - 2215 BC

Hammurabi's Code

1750 BC

Athens formed direct democray

550 BC

Roman Republic Formed

509 BC - 27 BC

Roman Empire Formed

27 BC - 1453 AD

Feudalism in Europe

800 - 1400

English Civil War

1642 - 1651

Glorious Revolution in England

1688

Rise of absolute monarchies

1700 - 1800

American Revolution

1775 - 1783