Ancient Greece

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Ancient Greece
Vocabulary Words
Kaylee C.
Acropolis
A large hill which the
Greeks built their citystates around.
Agora
A place where Greeks meet and
conduct business.
Assembly
A lawmaking place where people
voted on issues that helped their
city.
Citizen
A person who has certain rights
and responsibilities to his or her
country.
Colony
A group of people who lived apart
from Greece but kept economic
ties with it.
Democracy
A form of government where
people vote to make decisions.
Jury
They hear evidence and make
decisions in a court of law.
Monarchy
Government headed by one ruler.
Polis
A Greek city-state.
Philosophy
A study of wisdom and the right
way to live.
Peninsula
An area of land nearly
surrounded by water.
Peloponnesian
The war between
Athens and Sparta.
Oligarchy
The kind of government that is
run by a small group of people.
Harbor
A sheltered place along a
coastline.
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