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Democracy Gn


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Democracy Gn

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