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6th grade_Ancient Greek Study Guide

6th grade_Ancient Greek Study Guide

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mountains and seas
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Land forms that separated Greek city-states and made them fiercely independent
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Phoenicians
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From whom did the Greeks adopt their alphabet?
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colonies
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What Greeks started when they spread trade and culture and sent people to a settlement in a new territory that kept close ties to its homeland
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Monarchy, nobles rules, tyranny
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Which three types of government existed in ancient Greece before Athens developed a democracy?
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kings
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Who first ruled city-states of ancient Greece called a monarchy
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nobles
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Who wealthy landowning aristocrats were that overthrew the monarchs
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tyrants
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Who commoner helped to overthrow that were rulers with total power
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Free, native-born man (no foreigner), owns land
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Under the Greek definition of "citizen," who qualified for citizenship?
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Sparta
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City state that created military oligarchy (a few wealthy people hod power) with strong army
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Athens
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City that was the center of Greek culture and trade in 400's BC
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hoplites
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Athenians citizen soldiers who went into battle in rows
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proposed by the council and approved by a majority in the assembly
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How laws were made in Athenian democracy
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serve in the government or army
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What duties of an Athenian citizen were
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farming
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Occupation (job) of most ancient Greeks
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representative democracy
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Which democracy in Ancient Greece chose a smaller group to govern on their behalf?
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direct democracy
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Which democracy in Ancient Greece allowed all the people (citizens) to decide government matters?
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direct democracy
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Which type of democracy existed in Athens?
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citizens
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Representative democracy can be found in the United Stated which makes laws and governs on behalf of their _____.
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Delian League
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What Athens and a groups of city-states were called by joining together to defend themselves against the Persians
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Pericles
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Who led Athens to become a center of learning and arts and helped it to be more democratic-jobs based on abilities not social class
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Peloponnesian War
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What 27 years of wars were called between Athens and Sparta that left their governments divided and weak
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