Think about the Athenian and even the Spartan social structure. How did the social structure of Athens and Greece limit political participation. Who had a voice in government and how could other classes with no voting rights influence politics, if at all?f
Apply the concept of Political Disenfranchisement to the Athenian Social structure. (If you do not know the word look it up.)
What is an Ethnic Conflict? How is this term related to the conflict between Athens and Sparta?
Pericles, the great Athenian statesmen stated that the Athenian citizen who does not participate in politics is useless. Why did he and other Athenians have this view? How did their governmental structure contribute to this view of political participation?
Make sure to know your governmental forms.
How would a legalist or confucian scholar view the Athenian or Spartan Governments?
What prevented Athenian Greatness?
What is the most dominant Geographical feature of Greece and how did impact the development of Greece?
What civilization was a dominant trading power that competed with Greece? The greeks got part of their alphabet from this culture?
Describe the consequences of the Persians wars. What did they ultimately lead to?
Compare and contrast Greek Democracy to the Spartan form of government.
Compare and contrast the Athenian social structure to that of Egypt, China, or Mesopotamia?
Describe a Polis. When did they first start appearing in Greek history and Why?
Compare and Contrast the geography of Greece to Egypt, China, and Mesopotamia.
What are the Eight Fold Path of Buddhism and how is it related to the 4 Noble Truths?
What is an Acropolis? How is it related to the Greek City State?
Compare the art of Greece to other forms of art we have studied.
Compare and contrast the religious structures of the various civilizations we have studied.
What happens when the Balance of Power between nations is upset? Meaning, what happens when one state starts to become dominate over another?
Describe the agricultural conditions of Greece. How do they compare to the other civilizations we have studied?
Who are the Minoans and Mycenaeans? How are they related to Greek History?
Compare the Greek Dark Ages to the Hellenistic Period.
What was the Archaic Period?
What are the Periods of Greek history most similar to in Egyptian History?
Compare and contrast Athenian democracy to that of the United States.
Describe the Persian Wars. What was the impact of the Persian Wars on Greece? Who benefited most and why?
Describe the Peloponesian War. What two groups were involved and how was this war related to the Persian War? What impact did the war have on Greece and in particular Athenian Democracy?
Who lead the Macedonian invasion of Greece? What happened to him and who took over after him?
Please explain how the Macedonian invasion ended the Greek Polis. What were they able to do that no other power was able?
Knowing what you know about Greek history, how did the independence of the several Greek City states help bring about the end of the Polis and Greek Dominance?
After Alexander’s death, what happened to his empire? Why did this happen?
What were the three major kingdoms that emerged from Alexander’s empire?
What was the significance of Egypt’s Alexandria?
Why did Rome become involved with Greek Affairs?
What empire was ruling Greece at the time of the Roman attack?
What is the reason why Rome eventually annexes Macedonia and Greece? How is this reason similar to the reasons that brought about the destruction of the Polis?
How can political situation of the different Greek city states be comparable to either the city states of Mesopotamia or China during the Period of Warring States?