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NCIENT GREECE WEBQUE

Anthenian Politician

For: Cory Cottingim

E ANCIENT GREE
Democracy means people
to rule. The citizens met
monthly to make
government decisions

VOCABULARY
Polis: The Greek word for city-state
Acropolis: Was the religious shrine and high
fortress for the Athenian people
Agora: A central spot in ancient Greek.
Tyrant: Is a ruler of a cruel and oppresive
character
Aristocracy: Is a form of goverment in which a
few elite citizens rule.
Assembly: Representative bodies of the Greek
people
Democracy: Is a form of goverment in which all
eligible citizena have an equal say in the
decisions that affect their lifes.
Majority rule: Is a decision rule that selects
alternatives which have a majority that is more
than half th votes

ATHENS
A democracy is a government
ruled by the people instead
of a king.
Agora is another name for
Rights
the assembly
Adult Males:

1.Citizen
2. Member of the
assembly

Assembly Members:

1. Vote how the polis


was governed

Elected Officials

1.Serve for a year

PURPOSES OF AGORA
1.Assemblyor meeting
2.Towns Marketing and meeting
place

DEVELOPMENT OF THE
ATHENIAN GOVERNMENT
Definition:

Rulde By:

Is a form of
government in which
sovereignty is actually
embodied in a single
individual

King or Queen

Aristocracy

Is a form of
government in which a
few citizens rule

Small group of
reach people

Limited

Rich men can vote and

Rich people

Monarchy