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Democracy Gn

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  • 1. Athens and Sparta
  • 2. Democracy begins in Greece
    • Many Different forms of Government in Ancient Greece:
    • -Monarchy:
    • -Aristocracy: Government controlled by wealthy families
  • 3. Democracy Begins
    • Democracy: government by the people
    • “ Demos”: common people
    • “ Kratos”: rule
    • *People could act and think for themselves
  • 4. Athens
    • Best Example of Democracy: Athens
    • Governed by all citizens older than 18:
      • *Assembly
      • Assembly grew too large to get anything done.
      • Why??
      • Need a solution…
  • 5. Athens
    • 500 citizens selected to serve on a council for one year
    • **Only citizens part of Democracy in Athens
    • Not a citizen if:
  • 6. Non-citizens can NOT:
  • 7. Responsibility of Citizens:
  • 8. Great Leader in Athens
    • Pericles
  • 9. Opposite of Athens: SPARTA
    • Strictly ruled by:
    • Invaded other City-states.
  • 10. Sparta
    • Life centered around military:
    • Government officials examined
  • 11. Women in Sparta
    • More Personal Rights that women in Athens and other city-states.
    • Women in Sparta could:

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