6 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- A large, almost landlocked arm of the Atlantic Ocean touching Europe, Asia, and Africa.
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.
- 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.
- Slaves to the Spartans that revolted and nearly destroyed Sparta in 650 B.C.E.
- 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
acropolis → Greek word for city-state
ephors → five officials in ancient Sparta who were elected for one-year terms to make sure the king stayed within the law
Pisistratus → 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.
polis → Athenian reformer of the 6th century; established laws that eased the burden of debt on farmers, forbade enslavement for debt
Solon → Greek word for city-state