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Ch. 4 Ancient Greece

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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
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