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A circular shield used in battle by the Hoplites. Hoplon
An area/settlement that is controlled by or belongs to a country. Colony
A formal speech, especially given on a ceremonial occasion. Oration
A contagious bacterial disease characterized by fever and delirium. Plague
The study of ideas about knowledge, truth, the nature and meaning of life, etc. Philosophy
The school male Spartan children were sent to, to become a citizen and soldier. Agogi
A public open space used for assemblies and markets. Agora
A body of heavily armed infantry formed in close, deep ranks. Phalanx
A staple soup made of boiled pigs' legs, blood, salt, and vinegar. Spartan Black Broth
A fortress built on top of a high hill. Acropolis
The Greek word for city-state. Polis
They entered Greece and settled in Peloponnesus, and later colonized Sicily and Southern Italy. Dorians
A member of a group of rich landowners who took power. Aristocrat
A galley with three rows of oars on each side, used as a warship. Trireme
Of or relating to Greek history, culture, or art after Alexander the Great. Hellenistic
A democracy in which the power to govern lies directly in the people, rather than through representatives. Direct Democracy
A form of government in which citizens hold the power. Democracy
One of five Spartan magistrates having power over the king. Ephors
A leader who held power through the use of force. Tyrant
The period of history from the Dorian invasion and end of the Mycenaean civilization, to the the poleis. Dark Age
A government in which only a few people have power. Oligarchy
To banish an unpopular or too powerful citizen from a city for 5 or 10 years by popular vote. Ostracize
A provincial governor in the Persian Empire. Satrap
People who have the right to participate in government. Citizen
A member of a class of serfs (slaves) in Sparta. Helot
A heavily armed foot soldier of ancient Greece. Hoplite
A democracy in which officials are elected to represent a group of people. Representative

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Ancient Greece Crossword

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What is a form of government in which citizens govern themselves? Democracy
Who is someone who uses reason to explain natural events? Philosopher
What is the city-state in Ancient Greece that is the current capital? Athens
Only 1/5 of the people were allowed to participate in ________. Government
Slaves, foreigners, and ______ were excluded from government. Woman
Plato, Aristotle, and ______ were notable Greek philosophers. Socrates
Many Greeks believed that their ______ were responsible for all natural events. gods
A ______ is a sacred site used to consult a god or goddness. Oracle
Who was the goddness of war? Athena
Who was the father of Hercules? Zeus
The first _____ was held in Greece. Olympics
Which philosopher believed intellectual intelligence can only be attained by upper-class males? Aristotle
Which Athenian branch of government was made up of a council of only 500 men? Executive
What kind of democracy does Ancient Athens have? direct
What princess did the Trojans capture that led into the Trojan war? helen

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Ancient Greece Vocab Crossword

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a group of people who live in an area the is controlled by another area Colony
the Greek word for city-state Polis
a public open space used for assemblies and markets Agora
a high hill upon which a Greek fortress was built Acropolis
a heavily armed foot soldier of ancient Greece Hoplite
heavy wooden shield Hoplon
a time of warfare and a time with no improvements in culture, literature, and art Dark Age
a type of government in which people rule themselves Democracy
a rich landowner or noble Aristocrat
a government in which only a few people have power Oligarchy
a person who has the right to participate in government Citizen
an ancient Greek leader who held power through the use of force Tyrant
a political unit consisting of a city and its surrounding countryside city-state
a form of government where the people of the area are involved in the decision making, each person is affected by the outcome of the vote Direct Democracy
the people elect government officials to represent them in the government, the officials make the laws and enforce them Representative Democracy
to banish a citizen temporarily by popular vote Ostracize
people who entered Greece in the 12th century b.c who conquered the Pelopanes, and destroyed the Mycanies culture Dorians
governors that ruled the provinces the collected taxes served as judges and put down rebellion within there provence Satrap
spartan slaves who grew their food did many other jobs Helot
the training involved learning stealth, cultivating loyalty Agoge
the fear of people from other countries Xenophobia
title of the highest Spartan magistrates Ephors
a group of Greek warriors that stand close together in a square formation Phalanx
a staple soup made of boiled pigs' legs, blood, salt and vinegar Spartan Black Broth
an ancient Greek or Roman war galley with three banks of oars Trireme
a formal speech, especially one given on a ceremonial occasion Oration
a terrible widespread sickness that may cause fatalities Plague
Greek-like; heavily influenced by Greek ideas Hellenistic
he study of the knowledge, reality, and existence, especially when considered as an academic discipline Philosophy

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Types of Government Crossword

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Type of democracy where citizens elect leaders to represent them in government Representative
A small group that rules a country after taking it by force Junta
One person has all the power Autocracy
Type of democracy where citizens are involved in day-to-day government Direct
Recognizes God as the ultimate authority in government and law Theocracy
One leader has absolute control over citizens' lives Dictatorship
Citizens hold the political power Democracy
A small group of people has all the power Oligarchy
People are not subject to any nation or government Anarchy
A king or queen rules the country monarchy

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Ancient Greece Chapter 5 Crossword Puzzle

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Area dedicated to the honor of gods and goddesses Shrine
Watercolor paintings done on wet plaster Fresco
Narrow water passages, that connect the Mediterranean and Black seas Strait
Greeks evolved a unique version of the city state Polis
A high city Acropolis
A government in which a king or queen exercises central power Monarchy
Rule by a landholding elite Aristocracy
A small group of people having control over a country Oligarchy
Massive formation of heavily armed foot soldiers Phalanx
Invaders turned into state-owned slaves Helot
Government by the people Democracy
People who gained power by force Tyrant
Law making body, that debated laws before deciding to approve or reject them Legislature
A formal agreement between two or more nations or powers to cooperate and come to one another;s defense Alliance
Which people decide policies Direct Democracy
Fixed salary Stipend
A panel of citizens who have the authority to make the final judgement in a trial Jury
Expelled from the city state Ostracism
Rational thinking Logic
The art of skillful speaking Rhetoric
Plays that told stories of human suffering that usually ended in a disaster Tragedy
Humorous plays that mocked people or customs Comedy
The murder of a public figure, usually for political reasons Assassination
Absorbed, Greek ideas Assimilate
sun-centered, solar system was not accepted by most scientists until almost 2,000 years later Helocentric

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ANCIENT GREECE Crossword

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A government where the poeople rule themselves. DEMOCRACY
The city where democracy was born. ATHENS
Rich landowners. ARISTOCATS
Government by the Few. OLIGARHY
Created a new set of harsh laws. DRACO
Created a set of laws that gave nonaristicrats rights and were not as harsh. SOLON
Free men that had the right to participate in government. CITIZENS
A leader who held power through the use of force. TYRANT
A new leader that gained power in Athens. CLEISTHENES
A meeting for all free men to debate and vote on laws. ASSEMBLY
a leader that riled from 460 BC to 429 BC. He encouraged the people in his city to participate in government. PERICLES
Democracy in Greece came to an end when these people conquered it. MACEDOIANS
All citizens in Anthens could participate directly in the government DIRECT DEMOCRACY
The citizens elect officials to represent them in government. REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY

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Government Terms Crossword

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the central government has all the power unitary
a group of countries/states join together to serve a purpose confederation
power is divided between the cental and regional government federal
ONE RULER who has umlimite power, citizens have no choice in ruler -no elections are held autocratic
small group of people/leaders only answer to each other/no one outside the selected group can be a ruler -no citizen participation oligarchic
citizens(voters)of the country have the power because they vote for the ruler -citizens can be elected democratic
a country ruled by the people democracy
all people vote on all laws direct democracy
a democracy where the people vote direcly for the leader presidential
a democracy where the people vote for legislaturs parliamentary
a government based on religion theocracy
form of government that is autocratic;government makes all the decisions;people have no freedom or rights(CUBA) communist
a country ruled by a king or queen monarchy
one ruler has power over all the people dictatorship
has no government at all anarchy
law making body legislature
a member of a community that has political rights and responsibilities citizen
a document setting out the structure and main principles of a government consitution
the ability to get things done power
is an opinion to do so vote

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Forms Of Government Crossword

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people elect representatives to make decisions on their behalf republic
ultimate authority rests in a single national government unitary system
small group of powerful people make most government decisions; membership based on wealth (aristocracy), family or military power oligarchy
having a president that is elected by the people for a limited term in office presidential system
political unit with the power to make and enforce laws over a group of people living within a clearly defined territory state
the formal institutions and processes through which decisions are made for a group of people government
one person or small group holds unlimited power over government dictatorship
government is headed by one person, such as a king or queen who exercises spreme authority monarchy
form of gov't where citizens come together to discuss and pass laws and select leaders direct democracy
process by which government makes and carries out decisions politics
process by which government makes and carries out decisions politics
supreme power to act within its territory and to control its external affairs sovereignity
king answerable only to God, not to the people he rules divine right of kings

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U.S. Government Crossword

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a politically organized body of people usually occupying a definite territory state
the powers shared by the federal and state governments concurrent powers
the powers that the constitution neither gives to congress nor denies to the states reserved powers
the powers given to Congress rather than to the states delegated powers
people who are chosen to speak and act for their fellow citizens;elected by a state Senators
people who are chosen to speak and act for their fellow citizens; elected by a district Representatives
relating to a crime criminal cases
advisors to the President cabinet
two house legislature bicameral
a case relating to the rights of citizens civil case
interprets laws to see what they mean and whether they are constitutional Judicial Branch
a system that allows each branch of government to limit the powers of the other two checks and balances
a trial where a group of tweleve people listens to the evidence and decides who wins the case jury trial
listed powers for Congress; the great laundry list of congressional chores enumerated powers
the House of Representatives accusing the President of wrongdoing impeach
a group of lawmakers which is divided into 2 smaller groups Congress
action by a President refusing to approve a bill passed by Congress veto
law making branch Legislative Branch
an idea for a law that has been written down bill
more than half majority
executes or carries out laws Executive Branch
less than half minority
there is no jury so the judge gives the verdict bench trial
asking an appellate court to review a case appeal

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Ancient Greece & Rome Crossword

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Absolute ruler that was in power for 6 months dictator
Exhalted one; the best Augustus
Roman Peace Pax Romana
Paid workers to manage affairs of government (tax collection and postal system) civil service
Silver coin used to trade throughout the empire denarius
System for carrying water aqueducts
Slaves that were chosen to fight for their freedom in the Colosseum gladiators
Father of the gods Jupiter
Wife of Zeus that watched over women Juno
Born from the head of Jupiter, godess of wisdom Minerva
Famed stadium where people of both classes watched animal/peeple fights Colosseum
The aristocratic branch of Rome's government senate
First written peice of Roman Law Twelve tables
Large military unit of armed foot soldiers legion
Gorvernment in which citizens have a right to vote republic
"New Athens" Alexandria
Greece's age old enemy Persia
Narrrative poem about heroic deeds Epic
Greatest story teller whom was blind Homer
War fought by Mycenaean's against the city of Troy Trojan War

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Greece Vocabulary Crossword

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largest of the ancient Greece city-states were warriors sparta
city-state in ancient Greece which developed into a democracy athens
body of land with water on three sides peninsula
persian religion; taught that humans had freedom to choose between right and wrong and that goodness would win in the end zoroostrianism
belief in many gods/goddesses; polytheism
settlement in a new territory that keeps close ties with its homeland colonies
early Greek city-state, made up of a city and the surrounding country side and run like an independent country polis
large hill in center of city, where people sought shelter and safety in times of war acropolis
open area that served as a market place and meeting place agora
group of citizens chosen to hear evidence and make a decision in court jury
person with rights and responsibilities in his/ her community citizens
lawmaking body of government made up of a group of citizens assembly
person who takes power by force and rules with absolute power people tyrant
government in which a few elite, wealthy and powerful people oligarchy
government in which citizens share in the running of the government democracy
government ruled by a king or queen monarchy
system of government in which all citizens gather and make decisions direct democracy
system of government in which citizens elect others to speak, act and vote for them representative democracy
independent state made of a city and the surrounding land and villiges city-state
20 states into which Darius divided the Persian empire satrapies
official who ruled a state in the Persian empire under Darius satrap
league created by the Athens and other city-state delian league
person who was conquered and enslaved by the spartans helots
not greek but their civilization was first to arise that became greece minoan
first Greek kings, invaded Minoans and took and took of Greece mycanae
area which is now southwestern Iran , people were warriors and nomads persia
Athenian noble, brought reforms to Greece canceled farmers debts, freed slaves, allowed male citizens to participate solon
tyrant who seized power 30 years after the turmoil left peisistraus
most important leader after peisistraus died; reorganized assembly to play central role in govrning cleisthenes
king of Persia, built Persia into one of the biggest empire cyrus the great
king of persia, divided government in to 20 provinces called satrapies because the empire was to big to control darius
great athenian general and statesman pericles

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