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7th Grade Chapter 10: The Ancient Greeks

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Main politcal body of Athens. All free males could attend. They met around 40 times a year.
The art and practice of government.
A word meaning "high city" in Greek. The upper part of an ancient Greek city, where public buildings and the city's defenses were located.
Memberhsip in a state or community which gives a person civil and politcal rights and obligations.
Ten year long conflict between the Mycenaeans and the city of Troy, a city in Asia Minor.
Type of democracy in which citizens take part directly in the day-to-day affairs of government.
A type of democracy in which people elect representatives to make the nation's laws.
Reduced the power of the rich by increasing the number citizens who could vote. He brought in people from lower classes to vote. Increased the power of the assembly.
Period in Greek history from 1100 to 750B.C. when Greeks lost the ability to read and write.
Greek poet who was responsible for writing two epic poems, The Iliad and The Odyssey.
Person who pays rent, either in money or crops, to grow on another person's land.
Unjust use of power, or in Ancient Greece a government run by a strong ruler.
A legal member of a country or city-state
Military housing.
Government in which a small group of people rule. Usually ran by aristocrats.
Greek military formation of heavily armed foot soldiers who moved together as a unit.
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Pay citiznes for participating in jury service and other civic duties.
Hereditary class of rulers. Greek for "rule by the best people."
Society organized for the purpose of waging war.
Greek city-state. Community with its own government. Usually consisted of a city and surrounding villages and countryside.
Messenian person forced to work as a lowly farmer.
Foreigner in a Greek city-state, often a merchant or artisan
Ownership and control of other people as property.
Man responsible for the day-to-day operation of the government in Sparta.
Form of government in which citizens hold political power.
Ended the practice of selling poor people into slavery who could not pay their debts adn gave some non-aristocratic men the right to vote for officials.