Name the Person Name the Battle Vocabulary Ionian Revolt Randomness

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Who is Darius?
This Persian lost at the Battle of Marathon.

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What is the Battle of Thermoplyae?
A Persian victory credited to a traitor that showed them a pass through the mountains.

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What is the Hellespont?
The long, narrow body of water near present-day Turkey that Xerxes crossed using "boat bridges".

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What is the cause of the Greek-Persian wars?
The Ionian Revolt started this.

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What are rivals?
It is surprising that Athens and Sparta worked together to fight Persia because they were ______________.

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Who is Xerxes?
This Persian was Darius' son.

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What is Salamis?
The battle in which Xerxes was tricked into a narrow channel.

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What is cavalry?
Soldiers who ride on horses.

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What is Iran?
The small country where the Persians started out as a small tribe.

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What is Athens?
The city-state known for its great navy.

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Who is Leonidas?
The Spartan king who led his men in the final stand of the 300 at Thermoplyae.

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What is Marathon?
The battle in which Miltiades attacked from the front and sides.

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What is an ally?
A country or group that joins together for a common purpose.

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What is a Greek colony?
What Ionia was.

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What is Sparta?
The city-state known for its fierce warriors and army?

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Who is Themistocles?
The Athenian naval officer who tricked Xerxes at Salamis.

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What is Plataea?
The decisive battle in which the Spartans led 80,000 Greek troops.

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What are the Persian wars?
The conflict between Persia and the Greek city-states between 499 and 479 B.C.E.

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What is Miletus?
The name of the Ionian city that Persians eventually burned.

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What is perserved Greek independence and prevented Persia from conquering all of Europe?
The effect/importance of Greek victory during the Persian wars.

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Who is Pheidippedes?
The runner that Miltiades sent to Sparta to ask for help at Marathon.

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What is Thermoplyae?
The battle in which the Greeks were outnumbered at least 30 to 1.

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What is the Persian Empire?
The largest empire the world had ever known - its height was in the 400s B.C.E.

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What are satrapies?
The provinces that King Darius split his empire into were called these.

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What is about 20 years?
The length of the Greek-Persian wars.

Chapter 28 - Fighting the Persian Wars

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