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Ch. 3 Persia Greece

AP World History

Aristotle the wealthy landowning class who ruled most societies
Plato underground irrigation systems created to prevent loss of water vapor in the hot Mesopotamian climate
Oligarchy advocated the "golden mean" to avoid extremes in life
qanat post-Alexander period of syncretism between Greek, Persian & Indian cultures
representative democracy greek citizen-soldiers who fought in phalanx formation with long spears & shields
Hellenistic Period large war-captured slave populations that comprised the majority of many greek city-states
hoplites Persian bureaucratic officials who governed its expanding empire
helots system in which citizens appointed leaders to vote and rule in their name
satraps wrote the Republic, which advocated for a society led by a "philosopher king"
aristocrats system in which a small group made all the economic/political decisions (Sparta)
Explain why the Socratic Method was so controversial in Athens:
Identify an example of Persian religious tolerance under Cyrus:
Explain the cause of the Peloponnesian League:
Contrast the status of Spartan women with those in Athens:
Define and explain the significance of the Caravanserai:
Created by: wm0397