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Ancient Athens Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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something from a time more than 2500 years in the past ANCIENT
a large, open area in the middle of ancient athens where men would go to shop and gossip AGORA
an independent area made up of a city and the surrounding countryside CITY-STATE
a ruler who steals power and governs in a harsh and cruel way TYRANT
children of parents born in athens and the males had the right to vote CITIZEN
residents of athens who had been born outside the city-state and were not allowed to vote or own land METIC
people owned either by private athenians or by the city-state and did not have the right to own land or to vote SLAVE
a long poem that tells a story, usually about a legendary hero EPIC
A democracy in which people vote directly to make decisions rather than having a representative; They vote on things and laws, rather than for people DIRECT DEMOCRACY
a decision made by people in authority DECREE
a political group in Athenian society TRIBE
a process in which names are drawn by chance from a large number of choices LOTTERY
a group of people picked by lottery to suggest and discuss laws COUNCIL OF 500
a government official who works for the court MAGISTRATE
something that supports or holds up something else PILLAR
a group of people whose job was to resolve disputes, hold jury trials, and decide on punishments COURT
where male citizens would go to make decisions, and vote on laws ASSEMBLY
the person accused of committing a crime in a court case DEFENDANT
the person who brings a complaint about another person to the court PLAINTIFF

Ancient Greece Word Search

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AFRICA
ALEXANDER THE GREAT
ARISTOTLE
ASPASIA
ATHENS
BLACK SEA
CITIZENS
COLONIES
CULTURE
DEMOCRACY
EGYPT
EUROPE
GOLDEN AGE
GREECE
GREEK ALPHABET
GREEK GOD
GREEK GODDESS
GREEKS
PARTHENON
PENINSULA
PERICLES
PERSIAN EMPIRE
SOCRATES
SOLDIER
SPARTA
TEMPLE

Direct Democracy Crossword

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The only country that still has direct democracy Switzerland
Direct democracy, Also known as ______ democracy Pure
Who makes all the decisions Citizens
Direct democracy relies on people coming out and _____ Voting
The structure that direct democracy is like Circle
When did direct democracy start 500BC
Where did direct democracy start AncientAthens
When did direct democracy start in Switzerland 1291
Some towns in what US state still use direct democracy NewEngland
Only men over the age of __ born in Athens were considered to be citizens Eighteen
Citizens come together to discuss issues and ____ Laws
Decisions are made by the _____ vote Popular
The purest form of direct democracy is in the Swiss _____ Cantons
One of the citizen groups in Ancient Athens Assembly
Another citizen group in Ancient Athens Council
The final up in Ancient Athens Court
This form of government crates an _________ society Incorporated
In direct democracy there is _____ leader No
Who can put forward proposals for laws Anyone
What group of people has almost no say Minority
Most countries That used to use direct democracy have evolved to __________ democracy Semi-direct
On advergae how many times year does Switzerland come together to vote Four

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

Bill of Rights Crossword

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A trail determined by your peers. Trail by jury
A group of people gathering in one place for a common purpose; meeting Assembly
U.S. citizens have the right to a fair and speedy trail Amendment six
Weapons (Guns) Arms
Formal written request Petition
Faith; Belief Religion
Feedom of Speech, Religion, Petition, Assembly and Press Amendment one
U.S. citizens have a right to trail by jury Amendment seven
The central government of a federation Federal Government
U.S. citizens have the right to bear arms Amendment two
The persecution of a person twice for the same offense Double Jeopardy
Freedom; Independence Liberty
reasonable "cause" to arrest someone Probable cause
A person's personal belongings Property
U.S. citizens may have rights not listed in the constitution Amendment nine
penalize; a form of disciplining someone Punishment
The government may not force U.S. citizens to shelter soldiers in their homes amendment three
Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted amendment eight
The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people amendment ten
Residence home

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

Athens and Sparta Crossword

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Which empire took control of Athens? Roman
Spartian warriors were known for their skill and ___ Bravery
How many kings ruled the city of Sparta? Two
Athens was a powerful ___ citystate
Building this structure was an achievement in Athens Parthenon
8,000 of these ruled over 10,000 slaves sparties
Women in Athens had lots of ___ freedom
The Assembly met on top of this hill pnyx
How many social classes did Athens have? four
What was the lowest social class in Athens? slaves
Athens had four of these around their city mountains
What class were the farmers in in Sparta? Helots
A famous philosopher in Athens Socrates
At what age were boys in Sparta taken from their parents and trained for warfare? seven
Athens had this type of government democracy
What did Sparta do early on to the land around them Conquered
Who was the king who helped Sparta defeat Troy? Menelaus
What was the name of the middle class in Sparta? perioeci
War between Athens and Sparta peloponnesian
This caused lots of people in Athens to become sick and die plague

Golden Age of Pericles Crossword

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A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not through representatives. Direct Democracy
He led Athens during much of its golden age. Pericles
An alliance of ancient Greek city states, that was dominated by Athens. Delian League
This temple was built to worship Athena, the goddess of wisdom and the protector of Athens. Parthenon
Their val- ues of harmony, order, balance, and proportion became the standard of what is called... Classical Art
A serious drama about common themes such as love, hate, war, or betrayal. Tragedy
He wrote more than 100 plays, including the tragedies Oedipus Rex. Sophocles
Contained scenes filled with slapstick situations and crude humor. Comedy
His book on the Persian Wars is considered the first work of history. Herodotus
A war fought between the two leading city-states in ancient Greece. Peloponnesian War
Meaning “lovers of wisdom.” Philosophers
He was brought to trial for “corrupting the youth of Athens” Socrates
Poison that killed Socrates slowly. Hemlock
He was a student of Socrates, and wrote The Republic. Plato
He questioned the nature of the world and of human belief, thought, and knowledge. Aristotle

Ancient Greece Vocabulary Crossword

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Description

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

Citizenship and immigration Word Search

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