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Facts to know for Greece

Greece is located in the southern portion of this continent Europe
Most of Greece's land is covered with mountains
Greece has hundreds of small islands
Greece is surrounded by sea
What helped spread Greek ideas to and from other cultures? trade
Limited fertile soil caused poor farming
Small, independent communities in ancient Greece were called city-states
In what sea are most of the Greek islands located? Aegean Sea
Each city-state had it's own government
Travel was difficult because of the mountains
Travel was easiest by boat
This city-state had a military culture Sparta
This city-state had the first democracy Athens
A time of little progress and many disasters is called Dark Ages
Athens had this type of Democracy Direct Democracy
The U.S. has this type of Democracy Representative Democracy
A slave in ancient Greece was called a helot
A fort on the top of a hill in Greece acropolis
Another name for a city-state polis
Athens and Sparta worked together to fight this Empire Persia
This military leader spread the Hellenistic Culture Alexander the Great
Alexander was from Macedonia
Blending Greek cultures with other cultures was called Hellenistic Age
A time when prosperity and growth occurred in many areas was called a Golden Age
A new settlement that keeps ties to its homeland colony
Your username to get on the textbook RVC plus your 49 number
Your password for the textbook Your initials then your 49 number
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