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What effect did the geography of ancient Greence have on its early development?
creation of city-states
Which ancient civilization is associated with the Twelve Tables, an extensive road system, and the poets Horace and Virgil?
- 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?
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
Hellenistic society was known for its advances in
sciences, geometry, medicane (Book of Elements, Hippocrates)
Both ancient Rome and Greece depended on slavery. One result of this dependence was
lagged technological advanced
a weakended economy
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
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
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
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