World Civ Ch 4 Sec 2
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What is oligarchy?
Power is in the hands of a small, powerful elite usually from the business class.
What is democracy?
Rule by the people.
What is monarchy?
What is an acropolis?
- A high city.
- Often a temple to the town diety.
What is Phalanx?
- A type of military formation.
- -Requires long hours of training.
What were Spartan boys train to be?
Life in Sparta
What were girls trained to be?
Gymnasts, wrestlers, & boxers to strengthen their bodies.
Why were they trained to be like this?
- So they could protect the city while the men were at war.
- & some Spartan women ran the family business while the men were out fighting a war.
Reforms of Solon
What did Solon do?
Reforms of Cleisthenes
What did the assemly (legislature) do?
Passed laws & acted as supreme court.
Life in Athens
How was Athens different from Sparta?
Athens developed the mind & the body, where Sparta only developed the body.
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