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100

True or False

In ancient times, there was a country called Greece.

False

100

What important political development occurred inAthens?

the world's first democracy

100

True or False

The young Spartan men helped on the farm most of the time.

False

100

Who was Rome's first emperor?

Augustus

100

After which Greek god's name is the capital of Greece named?

Athena

200

How did physical geography shape Greek culture?

Mountain ranges isolated Greek communities, encouraging independent spirit, while the sea brought them into contact with other cultures.

200

What is phalanx?

a formation of heavily armed foot soldiers who moved together as a unit

200

What is a military state?

a society organized for the purpose of waging war

200

What is Pax Romana?

Roman peace

200

Who was said to be the mastermind of the idea of the wooden horse in Trojan War?

Oddyseus

300

What is a polis?

a city-state

300

What does democracy mean?

rule by the people

300

Describe what a Spartan boy's life was like till he was 18.

At 7, they were taken away from their homes to live together in barracks.

They spent most of their time training.

They were taught to follow the authority.

At age of 18, they began a two-year military training.

300

What is the new material that ancient Roman architects used?

concrete

300

Roman legend says that ______ and _______ who were nursed by a she-wolf were the ancestors of the Romans.

Romulus

Remus

400

What is the acropolis?

the high city

400
How did phalanx influence the development of democracy?

To complete phalanx, it takes more soldiers. People also didn't need to spend lots of money being in the army. As a result, more and more people became soldiers. With more soldiers, they started to gained more political power. This has encouraged the development of democracy.

400

What was special about Spartan women's role?

They enjoyed more freedom. Their main responsibility was to raise strong children and their husbands were away most of the time.

400
What did the Romans do to make trading by sea safer and faster?

They cleared the sea of most pirates.

400

Name two Italy's boardering countries on land.

Switzerland

France

Austria

Slovenia

500

What changes happened in the Greek world during the dark age?

People lost the ability to read and write. People also migrated to Anatolia.

500

What are the three most important parts of an Athenian government?

the assembly

the council (boule)

the courts

500

Compare Sparta and Athens.

Spartan society feared individual differences. Sparta's society changed very little. Sparta gained their food and resources by conquest and slaving labors.

500

Why was it important for Rome's government to import grain to feed its population?

The huge population of the city and the soldiers needed to eat. Shortage of food might arouse anger and rebellion.

500

Athens has more _____ than any other city in the world

theaters

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