MRS. MILES’ SOCIAL STUDIES CLASS August 30, 2010
August 30 th  Openers  <ul><li>The city-state Athens focused on what? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A) military techniques </li></...
Ancient Greece Vocabulary <ul><li>Parthenon— symbol of Ancient Greece. It was a temple to Athena. Athenians believed that ...
Ancient Greece Vocabulary <ul><li>City-State--are political units made up of a city and all surrounding lands. Many city-s...
Ancient Greece Vocabulary <ul><li>Sparta– rival city-state of Athens. Famous for its focus on its military </li></ul><ul><...
Ancient Greece Vocabulary <ul><li>Golden Age— a period in a society’s history marked by great achievement.  In Greece it w...
Ancient Greece Vocabulary <ul><li>Alexander the Great— a ruler who united all of Greece.  </li></ul><ul><li>Direct Democra...
Ancient Greece Vocabulary <ul><li>The following columns were created by the Greeks and are still used in architecture  tod...
Ancient Greece Vocabulary <ul><li>Ionic Column--a Greek-style column topped by a single scroll just below the top </li></ul>
Ancient Greece Vocabulary <ul><li>Corinthian Column-- a Greek-style column topped by bag of curlicues, scrolls and other l...
Ancient Greece Vocabulary <ul><li>Mythology--is the body of stories and legends belonging to the ancient Greeks concerning...
Ancient Greece Vocabulary <ul><li>Monotheism--belief in a single God </li></ul><ul><li>Polytheism—belief in multiple (many...
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  1. 1. MRS. MILES’ SOCIAL STUDIES CLASS August 30, 2010
  2. 2. August 30 th Openers <ul><li>The city-state Athens focused on what? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A) military techniques </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B) trading, farming and the army </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C) education, the arts and government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D) religion and culture </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Athens is said to have the first what? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A) democracy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B) navy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C) temple </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D) agora </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Ancient Greece Vocabulary <ul><li>Parthenon— symbol of Ancient Greece. It was a temple to Athena. Athenians believed that the Parthenon (the temple to Athena)provided protection for their city-state </li></ul><ul><li>Acropolis– fortress located in the center of most city-states. A place that provided Greeks with protection, a place to worship and a place to socialize (gather). </li></ul>
  4. 4. Ancient Greece Vocabulary <ul><li>City-State--are political units made up of a city and all surrounding lands. Many city-states were geographically formed by rugged mountains and isolated valleys </li></ul><ul><li>Athens– city-state located in eastern Greece. Famous for its focus on education, literature, government and art </li></ul>
  5. 5. Ancient Greece Vocabulary <ul><li>Sparta– rival city-state of Athens. Famous for its focus on its military </li></ul><ul><li>Hellenistic –”Greek-like” Historians refer to blended cultures (cultures that have aspects of Greek influence) as Hellenistic. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Ancient Greece Vocabulary <ul><li>Golden Age— a period in a society’s history marked by great achievement. In Greece it was a time when Greek thinkers, artists and writers contributed many new ideas to the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Pericles—most famous leader in all Athenian history. He encouraged Athenians by supporting education, art, literature and architecture </li></ul>
  7. 7. Ancient Greece Vocabulary <ul><li>Alexander the Great— a ruler who united all of Greece. </li></ul><ul><li>Direct Democracy— A system of government in which the people participate directly in decision making. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Ancient Greece Vocabulary <ul><li>The following columns were created by the Greeks and are still used in architecture today. </li></ul><ul><li>Doric Column--a Greek-style column with only a simple decoration around the top </li></ul>
  9. 9. Ancient Greece Vocabulary <ul><li>Ionic Column--a Greek-style column topped by a single scroll just below the top </li></ul>
  10. 10. Ancient Greece Vocabulary <ul><li>Corinthian Column-- a Greek-style column topped by bag of curlicues, scrolls and other lavish decoration. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Ancient Greece Vocabulary <ul><li>Mythology--is the body of stories and legends belonging to the ancient Greeks concerning their gods and heroes. These stories were about the nature of the world. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Ancient Greece Vocabulary <ul><li>Monotheism--belief in a single God </li></ul><ul><li>Polytheism—belief in multiple (many) gods </li></ul>
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