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Greece Unit Review

Author: Siler Brandy
Keywords: polis, hoplite, sparta, athens, Alexander the Great, , online teaching

0. Why did many Greeks colonize nearby lands?
1. What did hoplites carry into battle?
2. acropolis
3. What caused decline of Mycenaean civiliization?
4. What is a colony?
5. Five ways ancient Greeks typically earned a living
6. Crete
7. hoplite
8. requirements for citizenship in early Greek city-states
9. agora
10. How did geography contribute to Greek identity?
11. From what group did the Greeks learn to make an alphabet?
12. Who were the Mycenaeans
13. polis
14. Ideas/skills Mycenaeans borrowed/stole from Minoans
15. How did the ancient Minoans earn their wealth?

0. Greek term for city-state (like a tiny, independent country)
1. the island that Minoans were from
2. trade in the Mediterranean
3. bronze work, shipbuilding, navigating, trade, even goddess
4. main gathering place in city-state; fortified hill with temples
5. citizen soldier (like militia instead of professional soldiers)
6. Originally from central Asia, these people invaded Minoans
7. Phoenicians
8. free, native-born MEN who owned property
9. 9-foot spear (dory), sword (xiphon), shield (hoplon)
10. There was a food shortage because of fast rising population
11. open area which served as a marketplace %26 area for debates
12. A settlement in a new territory that keeps close ties to its homeland
13. Earthquakes and fighting lead to poverty %26 a dark age in Greece.
14. fishing, sailing, trading, farming, raising livestock
15. mountains %26 waterways kept people separate - loyal to polis