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Greek and Roman Test

What motivates the people of Greece to begin to experiment with different types of governments? They did not like being ruled by one person
Why did the Greek not like being ruled by one person? The laws and taxes were unfair
What does it mean when an Athenian is ostracized? Removing a person from Athens and sending him to exile for 10 years
What is the purpose of ostracizing an Athenian? To prevent anyone from getting too much power
How are Athens and Sparta's governments different? They developed their own identity and way of life
How is the Roman government like the United States government? American government is based on the Roman style of government.
What makes the American government like the Roman government? Senators, an assembly, and a federal panel of judges.
What is the goal of education in Sparta? To produce tough, healthy adults to become warriors
What is the goal of education in Athens? To produce good citizens who could participate in government.
What is a patrician? A group of ruling class families in ancient Rome
What is a plebian? Of or belonging to the commoners of ancient Rome
How did geographical features effect the creation of Greece and Rome? It depends on how people adapt and modify their environment.
Who holds the power in democracy? The people
What two things are granted to the citizens in a democracy? Rights and Responsibilities
What influences did Greece give (contribute) to the modern world? Literature, history, government, medicine, biology, architecture, and sports
What benefit did ancient empires gain from train? The desire for new goods and technology
How did the use of checks and balances benefit the Roman Empire? Laws would be for the good of all the people and no one would get too much power (Dictator).
What was the ruin of Athens (according to Claudius)? Athens was stingy when granting citizenship to foreigners.
Did the Athens city-state last as long as Rome? No
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