Vocabulary
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True/False
Athens/Sparta

100

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

100

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

100

In Sparta, only boys were trained to fight.
False

100

This city-state was a democracy.
Athens

200

A marketplace in ancient Greece
What is the agora

200

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

200

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

200

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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