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Global- Rome and Greece

What effect did the geography of ancient Greence have on its early development?
creation of city-states
Which description accurately identifies Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle?
Greek philosophers
One contribution of ancient Roman culture was the development of
the republican form of government
Which ancient civilization is associated with the Twelve Tables, an extensive road system, and the poets Horace and Virgil?
ancient Rome
Which statement represents a characteristic of democracy?
citizens have power in the government
- Roman women could own property.
-Roman women could make wills leaving their property to whomever they chose.
A valid conclusion drawn from these facts is that Roman women
were treated better and had more rights than other civilizations
Which statement is best supported by the information on the map shown?
-they conquered many areas
-Romans had control of Meditteranean Sea
- Rome existed on three continents: Europe, Africa, Asia
Which type of political system does this quotation suggest that people of ancient Athens valued?
Direct Democracy
A major impact of ancient Greece and Rome on Western civilizations was that
sculpture and architecture was admired
important long-term contributions of ancient Greek and Roman civilizations are primarily found in the area of
government and law
The Socratic Method emphasized the importants of
questioning wisdom, proving answers
Hellenistic society was known for its advances in
sciences, geometry, medicane (Book of Elements, Hippocrates)
The best evidence that a nation is a democracy is its provision for
equality, freedom
If the Greek genius was politics, the Roman genius was
the two Mediterranean powers fighting in the Punic Wars were
Rome and Carthrage
Both ancient Rome and Greece depended on slavery. One result of this dependence was
lagged technological advanced
a weakended economy
Greek and Roman agriculture
was limited due to soil being bad
In an oligarchy
a small group of people rule the government
What do the Code of Hammurabi and Roman Law have in common?
they represent not exercising arbitrary power
Compared to modern American ideas of democracy, Athenian democracy was distinctive in
urging people to participate directly in the governemt, being a direct democracy
Roman emperors tried to prevent popular disorder by
-social events
-bread and circus'
Greek politics resembled Indian politics in
the tendency of regional fragmentation
the Senate of republican Rome particularly represented
an aristocracy, patricians
While types of government in the early Greek polis varied, they were least likely to have been
Government in Athens:
monarchy, aristocracy, direct democracy, oligarchy
The major impact of Alexander the Great's conquests was the
spread of Greeks language and culture
Roman classic culture
came from Greece,
Hellenistic culture
Which sentence best describes both Roman and Chinese gender relations?
-women gradually got more rights
-males dominated over everyone but rulers
with regard to merchants, classical civilizations in Rome, Greece, and China
merchants not highly repected, mixed attitudes
Far more than classical Greece, India, or China, slavery in Rome
became more dependent