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chapter 26

chapter 26 the rise of democracy

introduction one important difference was how they governed them selves. this chapter is going to be about how ancient greek communities tried different forms of government
monarchy:one person inherits power from about 2000 to 800 bce, most greek city-states were ruled by a monarch or king
oligarchy:a few people share power by 800 bce, most greek city-states were ruled by a small group of wealthy men called an oligarchy
tyranny:one person takes power by force during the 600s bce people in many greek city-states turned to men who promised to change the government
democracy:all citizens share power around 500 bce the people of athens decided to try governing themselves
Created by: alikat