5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What impact did the mountainous terrain have on the development of Greek civilization?
- How did the Assyrians treat the people whom they conquered?
- What methods were used by Philip of Macedon to extend his power during his 33 year reign?
- In spite of fair treatment by their Persian overlords, the Ionian Greeks regularly rose up in rebellion against the Persians because...
- What were the functions/responsibilities of the vizier during the Old Kingdom?
- a Diplomacy, conquest, and marriage
- b They burned the cities they conquered, deported entire populations from their homelands, and tortured and killed thousands of captives
- c The Greeks wanted independence and freedom from Persian hegemony
- d It prevented the Greeks from unifying under one central government and protected them from invaders
- e Supervising the business of government, collection of taxes, and supervision of farming and irrigation
5 Multiple choice questions
- Plato - the state is more important than the individual; Aristotle - the viability of a government is determined by circumstance
- It was a means to protect the true nature and definition of a democracy and it worked to avoid the danger of one man dominating the government through skill in rhetoric and debate
- They courted the goodwill of the conquered people and they spared the lives of conquered people and left conquered cities intact
- Nobles received large plots of land, the power of nobles increased in local districts, the power of the Egyptian kings declined, and no strong central government
- The improvement of their cave dwellings
5 True/False questions
For what reason was the "veto" power of the tribunes in Roman government 'negative' in nature? → New laws could not be passed or invoked after its use and this power could only be used to prevent the enactment of laws
What 'social practice' was instituted in Athens during Solon's tenure? → The seclusion of women in an attempt to improve Athenian morality
What is believed, by most historians, to have been the principal cause of the Trojan Wars? → Economic rivalry
For what reasons would the thirty year slave rebellion in Sparta be viewed as a turning point in Spartan history? → It allowed the Hittites to field twice as many troops as their foes
What are the characteristics of Greek sculpture after 450 B.C.? → Deliberate exclusion of individuality and mastery of the technical problems of clothing and human anatomy