Vocabulary Fill-in-the-Blank True/False Athens/Sparta

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What is a city-state
An independent city that has its own government, laws, army, and form of money.

100

oligarchy
Sparta was ruled by an ______________, which meant the power was in the hands of a few.

100

False
In Sparta, only boys were trained to fight.

100

Athens
This city-state was a democracy.

200

What is the agora
A marketplace in ancient Greece

200

Assembly
The ____________ met on a hillside in Athens every 10 days in order to decide whether or not to approve proposed laws.

200

True
Spartan women were expected to guard against invaders and revolts from slaves while their husbands were away.

200

Sparta
This city-state was located on the peninsula of Peloponnesus.

300

What is Peloponnesus
A peninsula forming the southern part of the mainland of Greece

300

farmed, conquered
Spartans __________ and __________ other people in order to get the goods they needed for everyday life.

300

False - most were never taught to read or write.
Athenian girls went to school between the ages of 6 and 14 in order to learn reading, writing, and arithmetic.

300

Sparta
The women of this city-state had many more rights than other Greek women.

400

What is Athens
A city-state of ancient Greece that was first to have a democracy; the capital of present-day Greece.

400

Council, Elders
The ___________ of __________, which consisted of 2 kings and 28 other men, made all of the important decisions in Sparta.

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False - men were selected by a random drawing.
If a man wanted to become a member of Athen's Council of 500, he had to overthrow a council member.

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Athens
This city-state used coins, which made trade easier.

500

What is economy
The way a community or region organizes the manufacture and exchange of money, food, products, and services.

500

Helots
__________, or Spartan slaves, were allowed to buy their freedom.

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False - every citizen had the opportunity to speak, if he wanted.
Only citizens of a certain age were allowed to speak at the Assembly in Athens.

500

Sparta
This city-state would abandon infants that seemed weak or unhealthy.

Chapter 27: Life in Athens and Sparta

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