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  • 1. Greek Citizenship February 3, 2009
    • Objective:
    • Coming out of the Dark!
    • The citizenship test!
    • Citizens and Subject and how they relate to the US!!
    • Homework: Look over your notes
                                                                                                                                                                                       
  • 2. Citizenship V Subject
    • Did the regular people of Mesopotamia have a say over their life?
    • Do the regular people of Greece have a say over their life?
    • Every Greek polis is run by its CITIZENS!
    • Mesopotamia and Egyptians have SUBJECTS!
  • 3. Difference s between Citizen & Subject Using page 122 -123 in your textbook list the rights and responsibilities of a subject and of a citizen!
  • 4. Subject of Mesopotamia & Egypt
    • No rights they must listen to priests and kings
    • No say in government
    • They must obey all laws
    • They may not defend themselves in court
    • (Think about Hammurabi’s Code)
  • 5. Citizens of Greece – Who was a citizen?
    • Greeks were the first to have citizens
    • They were members of a political community and treated each other as equals
    • Does this mean that everyone in the community was equal??
    • NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO!! Only free native born men who owned land were citizens
    • What about women and children??
    • Women and children could be citizens but had no rights
  • 6. Citizens of Greece – Who was a citizen?
    • What about slaves & people not born in your polis?
    • They were not allowed to be citizens
    • What if you didn’t own land?
    • Some polis’ did away with this rule of owning land, as long as you were a free native born male you could be a citizen!
  • 7. Citizens of Greece – Rights !
    • Choose/Suggest laws
    • Pass laws
    • Right to vote
    • Hold office
    • Own property
    • Defend themselves in court
  • 8. Citizens of Greece - Responsibilities
    • In return for their citizenship status all citizens MUST:
    • Serve in the government
    • Fight for their polis
    I’m not supposed to be in this outfit… WHY?? Unless I’m Athena and I’m not!
  • 9. What would you rather be? A citizen or a subject? Vs. WHY??
  • 10. United States V. Ancient Greece
    • We know that many of our ideas that deal with the government came from the Ancient Greeks. But just how many of them did! Let’s investigate!
    • Brainstorm about the United States and your rights and responsibilities.
    • Using the Venn Diagram map out the similarities and difference between Ancient Greece and our society today!
  • 11. Elements Page www.animationfactory.com