Look at the Advantages and Disadvantage of the Athens and Spartan Governments Spartan Government Advantages The boys get to become strong by doing sports and gymnastics and other sports. Athens Government Advantages The Athenian boys had the chance to learn literature and play instruments such as the lyre Athens was the first city to have a government. The Athenians were very academic. Slaves were aloud to buy them self’s freedom were as Spartan slaves weren’t able to. Disadvantages The boys were taken away from their families and trained to become gladiators and warriors. All Male Spartan citizens that where aged 20-60 where put in the Spartan army. The weak and feeble newborn infants were to die by putting them in a chasm and the strong and healthy ones survived. The married soldiers from ancient Sparta were forced to live away from their families. Disadvantages Only the men in the Athens had a say about government. Only the Rich women of Athens got an education, not the poor ones. The government I would like to have lived under is … Answer with 2 TEEC paragraphs The government that I would like to live under is the Athenian government. This choice comes from these following reasons. The ancient Athenian government values education and the boys there had the privilege to get and education as well as the rich women did. Athens was the first city to have a government which was a successful government and a very safe and pleasant environment. The servants in the Athenian government also had the chance to sell themselves out of slavery. I would like to of had the privilege to get an education so that you were a I would not have liked to live in the Spartan government. I would like to live under the Spartan government because of such reasons. The weak newborns where left to die, the boys where taken away from their families to train to be warriors and the married soldiers had to abandon their families. I would not like to obey these rules because all the Spartan leaders wanted were a strong military and no freedom for the citizen’s. The infants that are weak should be cared for, not died by being starved and put in a chasm. The soldiers those were married had to desert their family to be in the army and didn’t have a say if they wanted to fight or not. The way that the Spartan government treat people is revolting that is why I wouldn’t want to live in ancient Sparta.