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Ancient Greece

What is the name of the political regions Greece was divided into? City - States
How were officials chosen in Greece? Voted on by the people
What continent is Greece located? Europe
What city-state did Greece democracy begin? Athens
What is an Oligarchy? A city state ran by wealthy land owners, or wealthy familes
What is an Aristocracy Very similar to the oligarchy - Runs in the family - rich people - ancestors
What is a Monarchy? A city state ran by a Queen or King
What is a Direct - Democracy? The citizens basically vote on everything
What is an indirect Democracy? (America) - only vote for leaders and laws
What is a Tyranny? A city - state ran by poor people - to help the poor - an illegal way of government
One fact about Sparta All focused on war, A Monarchy
One fact about Athens Focused on education and Navy, invented democracy
What form of Ancient Greece Government would you like to live in the best? I would like to live in Athens. (a democracy) I would be able to get a good education, and be in the very well organized Navy. I also like democracy better too, because it gives more of a voice too the citizens
What is a Tyrant? A Tryant is a type of ruler that might help the poor. They took power in an illegal way
What form of government do we still use today that was introduced by Athens? What is it called? How was it different than ours? Tell me at least two differences. In Ancient Greece democracy, only men could vote, while now in America, men AND women can vote. In ancient Greece, when someone was on trial, there was 500 jurors, and in America there is only up to 12
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