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5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Aristocrat who seized power of Athens in 560 B.C. (6th Century) Built up trade, thus enriching Athens. Instituted a policy of transferring land from the nobles back to the peasants, gaining support from the lower classes. Under his leadership, the olive oil trade exploded, increasing the wealth Greece.
  2. Greek word for city-state
  3. five officials in ancient Sparta who were elected for one-year terms to make sure the king stayed within the law
  4. a central area in Greek cities used both as a marketplace and as a meeting place
  5. a state of extreme confusion and disorder

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  1. acropolishighest and most fortified point within a Greek city-state

          

  2. democracysystem of government in which all 'citizens' (however defined) have equal political and legal rights, privileges, and protections, as in the Greek city-state of Athens in the fifth and fourth centuries B.C.E.

          

  3. hopliteGreek word for city-state

          

  4. CleisthenesAristocrat who seized power of Athens in 560 B.C. (6th Century) Built up trade, thus enriching Athens. Instituted a policy of transferring land from the nobles back to the peasants, gaining support from the lower classes. Under his leadership, the olive oil trade exploded, increasing the wealth Greece.

          

  5. archons9 rulers who served a 1 year term in office and appointed all other officials and made all the laws. The laws were never written down and were interpreted and applied by judges, or a group of nobles.

          

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