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What do we call a period of time that is marked by great achievements? Classical Age
How would you define a polis? A city-state that provided security, stability and identity to the people that lived there.
What is the marketplace where life in the city took place. caled? Hint: It is similar to a village Agora
What group of people lived on the peninsula of Peloponnesus.? HINT- The SOUTHERN peninsula Spartans
Where did the Athenians live? On the peninsula of Attica
What is Cleisthenes sometimes called? "Father of Democracy"
What is the highest mountain in Greece? Mt. Olympus
Who are aristocrats? Wealthy men who were part of the oligarchy
What is a democracy? A type of government in which citizens rule themselves.
What is a monarchy? A government ruled by a king or queen.
What is a tyranny? A government in which one person takes power by force.
What type of landform is mainland Greece located? peninsula
Why were the seas important to the early greeks? they provided trade routes
What were the two earliest cultural groups to develop in Greece? Minoans and Mycenaeans
What feature wa a Greek polis usually built? fortress
Why did the Greeks create colonies? they wanted to become rich from trade
What is a high hill upon which a Greek fortress was built called? Hint: It was surrounded by walls for protection acropolis
What is an area of land that is surrounded on three sides of water? penninsula
What is a type of government ruled by one ruler, such as a king or a queen? monarchy
What is a type of government ruled by a small group of aristocrats, or rich male citizens? oligarchy
What is a type of government ruled by a tyrant, a ruler that uses force? tyranny
What is a type of government that is ruled by the citizens of the land? democracy
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