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Chapters 8 and 9
|What was the geography of Greece like?
|Mountainous and rocky land
|What did the Greeks become expert at since traveling by land was difficult for them?
|What is a polis?
|Did people in city-states continue to feel that they were Greek?
|No they felt as if they were residents of each of their own city-states
|What did the ancient Greeks value?
|Philosophy and art
|Why did Alexander work to spread Greek culture throughout his empire?
|He admired and enjoyed the Greek culture and ideas thus he let them continue their own beliefs.
|What was the most important aspect of life in Sparta?
|Preparing for battles
|What happened to Socrates because people were upset with his ideas?
|He was arrested and sentenced to death.
|The spread of this culture brought Greek customs to new parts of the world.
|What two groups were at the beginning of Greece and help shaped later Greek cultures?
|Minoans and Mycenaeans
|Who did the ancient Greeks believe caused events like seasons and earthquakes?
|What did they call the period of great achievements?
|Who was the goddess of love?
|What do you call a body of stories about gods and heroes that tries to explain how the world works?
|What is the building constructed in Athens for Athena?
|Who is the famous poet and one of the earliest Greek writers?
|What do you call a group of warriors standing close together in a square?
|What is a high hill that often had a fortress on its top?
|What do you call a leader who uses force to hold power?
|What is a unit of soldiers on mounted horses?
|What is an agreement to work together?
|What is clear and ordered thinking?
|Who is the God of the Sea?
|Who is the God of the Underworld?
|Who are rich landowners?
|Who is the King of the Gods?
|What are short stories that teach the reader lessons?
|What type of government allows people to have the right to participate?
|What are the Spartan slaves called?
|Who only joined the army for 2 years,?
|Who had very intense training during the majority of their lives to be soldiers?
|Who did not have harsh training for military and went to the Academy to learn public speaking , thinking & the arts?
|Who was ruled by 2 kings, officials and governments controlled the Helots?
|Who was ruled by a Democracy?
|Whose women learned household tasks, had no rights and very little education?
|Whose women had more rights, own land, ran households and had physical training?
|What were the major important influences from Greece that still impact our society today?
|Democracy, Architecture, Language, The Arts, Literature, Modern Philosophy, Sciences such as math, medicine and engineering.