Rise of Democracy
Discovery Middle School Chapter 26 The Rise of Democracy
|city-state ||A city with its own laws, its own army, and its own money.|
|monarchy ||A form of government that is lead by a king, queen, or emperor, who holds the power in a country or empire.|
|oligarchy ||A form of government that is lead by a small group of people who rule a country or empire together, sharing the power.|
|tyranny ||A government that has a person in charge who has seized power illegally.|
|democracy ||A form of government where all citizens share in the ruling power.|
|aristocrat ||A member of the most powerful class in ancient Greek society.|
|citizen ||A member of a democracy, who has certain rights and responsibilities.
A member of a democracy, who has certain rights and responsibilities.
|assembly ||A group of citizens in an ancient Greek democracy with the power to pass laws.|