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Ancient Greece

Peninsula A body of land with water on three sides.
Crete Lies southeast of the Greek mainland.
Mycenae He named the people of this civilization the Myceneans.
Agamemnon Used trickery to win that war.
Peloponnesus The Dorians brought iron weapons with them, giving Greece more advanced technology.
Colonies A colony is a settlement in a new territory that keeps close close ties to its homeland.
Polis Was like a tiny independent country.
Agora This space had two functions: it was both a market and a place where people could meet and debates issues
Tyrant Is someone who takes power by force and rules with total authority.
Oligarchy A few people hold power.
Democracy All citizen share in running the government.
Sparta An ancient Greek city-state and rival of Athens.
Athens Became two of the most powerful governments of early Greece.
Helots This name comes from the Greek word for "capture"
Selon Solon canceled all the farmers' debts and freed those who had become slaves.
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