Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Ch. 4 Ancient Greece

What did the mountains in Greece cause? Mountains caused separate independent city-states.
What is a city-state? a polis, the community...the land and the buildings of the city-state
What was Athens? 1. Athens was the largest and most powerful Greek state. 2. It was a city with lots of beautiful public buildings, shops and public baths. 3. The people of Athens lived below the Acropolis which is the rocky hill.
What is democracy? The government... 1. all male citizens had equal political rights, 2. freedom of speech, 3. opportunity to participate directly in the political arena.
What is direct democracy? Greek democracy 1. any adult male citizen over the age of 20 could take part 2. it was a duty or job to participate
What is public debate? speaking about your beliefs in public For the Greeks speaking in public in front of people was an art.
What is limited citizenship? Greek oligarchies 1. not all citizens were equal or the same 2. only the wealthy or members of ruling families had full rights. 3. In Sparta, citizenship was limited to members of the warrior class.
What were the rules for an adult Spartan man? An adult Spartan male 1. had to serve in the military 2. keep himself trained and fit, or else lose his citizenship
What is the Delian League? 1. a friendship of Greek city-states led by Athens to keep the Persian rule from taking over 2. it was a defense to possible revenge attacks from Persia
What is polytheism? the belief in MANY gods.... It is related to Greek Mythology.
What is Greek Mythology? The Greeks had numerous gods and many stories and myths that surrounded them. Greek mythology consists of all the stories and tales about the Greek gods, goddesses, and heroes.
What else is Greek Mythology? It is also the religion of Ancient Greece as the Greeks built temples and offered sacrifices to their major gods.
What is philosophy? a way of teaching...It was meant to make you think with your brain.
What is history? 1. the study of the past 2. The study of history helps make sense of humankind. It also helps people understand the things that happen today and that may happen in the future. 3. People trained in history are called historians
Created by: christine.warner



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards