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  1. system 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.
  2. 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.
  3. highest and most fortified point within a Greek city-state
  4. A large, almost landlocked arm of the Atlantic Ocean touching Europe, Asia, and Africa.
  5. a state of extreme confusion and disorder

5 True/False Questions

  1. phalanx
    term for the battle formation of Greek hoplites; it consisted of tightly packed rows of hoplites, typically 8 ranks deep. The formation was suited for fighting on level ground but did not work well in difficult terrain.

          

  2. hoplite
    Heavily armored Greek infantryman of the Archaic and Classical periods who fought in the close-packed phalanx formation. _____________ armies-militias composed of middle- and upper-class citizens supplying their own equipment. Famously defeated superior numbers of opponents by fighting as a unit.

          

  3. SolonAthenian reformer of the 6th century; established laws that eased the burden of debt on farmers, forbade enslavement for debt

          

  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. helotsSlaves to the Spartans that revolted and nearly destroyed Sparta in 650 B.C.E.

          

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