Sparta Vs. Athens

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Sparta Vs. Athens

  1. 1. A I M : LIFE IN ATHENS VS. LIFE IN SPARTA
  2. 2. POLI Athens and Sparta were S probably the two most famous and powerful city states in Ancient Greece. However, they were both very different. ATHENS SPARTA A I M : LIFE IN ATHENS VS. LIFE IN SPARTA
  3. 3. GOVERNMEN EVOLUTION OF GOVERNMENT T Athens’ Government was a democracy. They MONARCHY were the first to do this. Sparta’s Government OLIGARCHY was ruled as an oligarchy K E Y W by two kings. O R D: DEMOCRACY A system of government in K E Y the people D: OLIGARGY which W O R have a say in the decision DEMOCRACY Both governments were making. A system of government in which elected by the people. a small group of citizens control decision SPARTA making. ATHENS A I M : LIFE IN ATHENS VS. LIFE IN SPARTA
  4. 4. A BOY’S LIFE Athenian boysboys did not Spartan could go into the to work or be have army or navy if you wanted to. educated but trained to be warriors from a young Boys trained to be warriors at age 7.age. Boys had to join the Spartan army. SPARTA ATHENS A I M : LIFE IN ATHENS VS. LIFE IN SPARTA
  5. 5. A GIRL’S Although they were not Girls were not regarded LIFE Girls didby to fight, girls took allowed have anything as important not the to do with in allbusiness or part war, the training Athenians. Girls could be education. because fit ladies taught at home. (if they produced fit babies, who had in Sparta were to rich parents) Girls would fight! grow up to be the mothers of warriors. SPARTA ATHENS A I M : LIFE IN ATHENS VS. LIFE IN SPARTA
  6. 6. CREATIVIT Athens was a very creative Y city state. They believed in a good education…for boys. Sparta was very focused on obedience and war …not luxuries. SPARTA ATHENS A I M : LIFE IN ATHENS VS. LIFE IN SPARTA
  7. 7. REVIE Q: How would you diagram What kind of the of Q: Q:Q: do was Athens’ Q: Why theyou thinksay W What would you How progression Q: How doeslike America’s governmentwere oligarchy was the an able in Athenians biggest to forms of government government did Athens differ from a monarchy ? spend Athens? on governmenttime more today? difference between have? government then the Athenian boys and Athenian girls and Spartans? Spartan boys? Spartan girls? A: Monarch  a A: We have A: In a monarchy only one ruler A: TheyA: Athenians placed had a democracy, a Oligarchy probably representative democracy A: Athenians girls In an holdsA: Athenians boys were supreme power. government which spreadmore importance the less Democracy.on that spreadspeople lessas ledpower topower to oligarchy a fewquieter, join to not trained the people. much primarily ruling the military. people. rule. physically active lives. soldiers. ATHENS SPARTA A I M : LIFE IN ATHENS VS. LIFE IN SPARTA

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