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Greece unit review study guide
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Why did ancient Greeks have to trade to get what they needed?
They couldn't grow everything they needed and they didn't have enough farmland
Greece has many mountains. How did this effect daily life between city states?
Made travel hard
Where were the earliest Greek colonies established? Hint: Troy
Athenians were masters of this form of travel, which helped them become the center of trade?
Sailing, travel by sea, merchants
Of the four types of government we learned about, which one "inherited his power from his father"?
Who makes the laws in a monarchy?
Describe a king.
Chosen by the people and inherits the power
Describe a tyrant.
Seizes power illegally
Describe a direct democracy.
Every citizen could vote on every issue.
If Ms. Gibbons were to kill the Athenian King, who would take over?
The king's oldest son
What type of government was it, when rich people ruled the city- state?
Which leader would promise the poor people more rights?
Where did women have the most influence in Athens?
At home where they took care of the children and cleaned the house
Would Ms.Gibbons have been allowed to get a spartan education? Why?
Yes, she would get a military training education at age 7
Why did Alexander accept many different religions?
To inspire loyalty among his followers and the people he conquered
King Phillip II of Macedonia was able to conquer Greece, why?
The constant wars left Greece divided and weak
How did Alexander the great unite the Greek city states?
Bring people of very different cultures together under a single government
Why did Alexander the Great adopt many Persian practices?
To gain respect/ unite the country and become a great leader
Why did Alexander's empire fall apart?
Cause Alexander died
What was Alexander trying to do when we build cities like Alexandria and Egypt?
Spread Greek ideas
Geometry can be tied to what 2 mathematicians?
Pythagoras and Euclid
Why were the Olympic games held?
In honor of Zeus
What area of study did the Greeks make major contributions to?
What system, that our GPS use today, did the Greeks develop? (think about a globe)
Longitude and latitude
Name the 4 governments that developed in Ancient Greece, in order?
How did you become a member of the Council of 500, in Athens?
Each year the names of citizens 30 and older one collected and 500 of them were chosen
What was 1 major right that Spartan women had that Athenian women didn't?
They could own and control their own property and they were expected to be strong
How did the Greek city states defeat the great Persian empire?
They banded together as allies they had a common enemy
What was Athens like after the Persian war?
The City of Athens was in ruins
Describe sparta's government
Important decisions were made by the Council of Elders
Socrates encourage his fellow citizens to...
Question anything and everything
Apollo was the god of foreshadowing, or telling the future. What city did you have an Oracle that would speak his words when Asked a question?
Why were Greek theaters shaped like bowls?
Since there was so many people the sound would echo
The Greek gods and goddesses lived on....
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