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Chapter 4 Ancient Greece Part 1

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Direct Democracy
citizens took part directly in the day-to-day affairs of government
alliance
formal agreement between two or more nations or powers to cooperate and come to one another's defense
monarchy
A government in which a hereditary ruler exercises central power.
aristocracy
rule by a hereditary landholding elite
oligarchy
power is in the hands of a small, wealthy elite
democracy
a government by the people
tyrants
people who gained power by force
legislature
lawmaking body; approved or rejected laws
ostracism
a vote to banish or send away a public figure whom they saw as a threat to their democracy