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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A large, almost landlocked arm of the Atlantic Ocean touching Europe, Asia, and Africa.

  2. 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. a form of government in which all power is vested in a few persons or in a dominant class or clique; government by the few.
  4. Slaves to the Spartans that revolted and nearly destroyed Sparta in 650 B.C.E.
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. acropolisGreek word for city-state

          

  2. ephorsfive officials in ancient Sparta who were elected for one-year terms to make sure the king stayed within the law

          

  3. PisistratusAristocrat 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.

          

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

          

  5. SolonGreek word for city-state

          

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