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  • Ancient Greece

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    Ancient Greece Ancient Greece is a peninsula located off the Mediterranean Sea, and is surrounded by several islands. Ancient Greece was made up of different types of government. There were two types of city states an oligarchy , which is ruled by a small group of citizens and a direct democracy ruled by the people . All citizens could make speeches and vote at the Assembly. The Council made up of 500 citizens made new laws which were debated in the Assembly . Only citizens could vote ,women

  • Ancient Greece

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    Ancient Greece was the most highly developed civilization. It was the birthplace of the first Western civilization. It was located in the continent of Europe. Also, Greece is peninsula and it is on a land near the Mediterranean Sea. I believe it is the most advanced ancient civilization because the Ancient Greeks introduced some very significant contributions to the world such as certain things in philosophy, art and architecture, and math and science. Additionally, the ancient Greek had organized

  • Ancient Greece

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    Ancient Greece was much different from what we experience today in the world as in society, economics, government, and everyday tasks. One of the main reasons we are different is because of our unique environments, because they demand different actions from us. Greeces meddeterian climate kept greece at a constant warm temperature that would rarley go below around forty degrees, with an exeption of the mountains where beacuse of the altitude it would sometimes snow. greece itself was divided

  • Women Of Ancient Greece

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    The Women of Greece: A Transition from Ancient Power to Classical Subservience For the most part, women in today's society hold a position equal to that of a man; however, this has not always been the case. Women?s conquest for political and social freedom is a battle that has gone on for centuries. Perhaps the breaking point in women?s liberation was the Women's Movement of the 1900's, which encouraged women all over America to join in the fight for their right to vote. Because

  • Ancient Greece

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    Ancient Greece Greece The Greek peninsula has been culturally linked with the Aegean Islands, and the west coast of Asia Minor since the Neolithic Age. The numerous natural harbors and close-lying islands lead to a unified, maritime civilization. However cultural unity did not produce political unity. Mountain ranges and deep valleys separated the peninsula into small economic and political units. Constant feuding between cities and surrounding empires for political power made Greece the sight

  • Ancient Athens of Greece

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    Ancient Athens of Greece Ancient Greece, is a civilization that still influences society today. Athens was one of the most important and powerful cities in Greece. The name Athens in Ancient Greek was Athenai. The Greeks believed that each city-state in ancient Greece had a god or goddess in charge of it, their special patron. Athens was named after Athena, the goddess of wisdom. The people of Attica chose Athena because of her gift, the olive tree. The Olive tree symbolizes peace and plenty. Ancient

  • Ancient Greek Culture In Ancient Greece

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    HISTORY ASSINGMENT ANCIENT GREEK INTRODUCTION The Ancient Greek Culture was inspired mostly on every standard in the modern western world. It was contributed to our daily standards in many of the western nations, or the countries that follow an Americanized path of the life. Things like such as the marketplaces, writing and the literature, toilets, social conduct, government, hygiene, and most of all the common manners and feelings. Democracy of the Ancient Greece The word democracy comes from

  • Ancient Greece

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    Ancient Greece This paper tells you about the Golden Age of Greece, which is from 500 to 350 BC. It tells about what Greeks did, who they worshipped, and other important things. The thing the Greeks are best known for, is their gods, and stories about them. The stories explained how things became. For instance, one story said that before the earth was made, there was a fight between a god, and a giant. The god killed the giant, and the parts of the giant became the earth. His teeth became the

  • Women In Ancient Greece Essay

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    grand or noble?” Ancient Greek history was often written by the men that had claimed victory in battle. The women, slaves, and foreigners of Ancient Greece often get forgotten in all the blood, glory, and fame. The legacy of the women, slaves, and foreigners can be seen through the eyes of Greek society by looking closely at some of the materials from Ancient Greece. The role of women in Ancient Greece is different than what we think of today in America. Women in Ancient Greece were thought of as

  • The Importance Of Citizenship In Ancient Greece

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    This helps to create the language that they speak and the culture of which they live in. In returning starting to lead to the need of being apart of something bigger and something to be proud of like a country, city or state. For people living in Ancient Greece, gaining citizen would be a process that when looked at one can see how the process has impacted how citizenship is gained today. The general idea of citizenship is that it is mostly gained by a person place of birth and/or a place that they have