Vocabulary: Ancient Greece: Athenian Democracy (6.4.2, 6.4.3)
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The institution through which a society makes and enforces its public policies.
rule by a single person
A ruler of a kingdom or empire
A member of a rich and powerful family.
A system of government in which a small group holds power
one of several people who rule a country or empire together, sharing the power
a ruler who has no lawful claim to rule, usually seizes power by force
in ancient Greece, a ruler who had seized power without legal right to it
a form of government in which citizens govern themselves
A person with certain rights and responsibilities in his or her country or community
Athenian leader noted for advancing democracy in Athens and for ordering the construction of the Parthenon.
a lawmaking body of government made up of a group of citizens
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not through representatives
A system of government in which citizens elect representatives, or leaders, to make decisions about the laws for all the people.