2 28.2 Why did the Ionians revolt against Persian Rule? Persians took land and harborsDemanded TributeForced them into the Persian ArmyWhat happened to the Ionians?Left alone by AtheniansPersian army defeated IoniansDestroyed city of Miletus
3 28.3 What happened at the Battle of Marathon? Persians attacked AtheniansAs Persians were retreating, Athenians attackedAthenian wonWhy was the Battle of Marathon important to Greek city-states?Maintained their independenceWere not conquered by Persian Empire
4 28.4How were the Spartans able to hold off such a large Persian Army? Persian army had to go through a small mountain passHow were the Persians eventually able to defeat the Spartans? Traitor showed a pass around behind the SpartansWhy did the Spartans refuse to escape although they knew they would be killed?To delay the Persians, Spartan way of life
5 28.5Why did the Athenians sail to nearby islands in panic? Persians had won at Thermopylae and were headed to AthensHow were the Greeks able to defeat the Persian fleet, even though they were outnumbered? Tricked Persians into following them into a narrow channel. Were able to surround the Persians. Metal rams on ships.
6 28.6 and 28.7 What happened at the Battle of Plataea? Final battle of the Persian WarsGreek army defeated PersiansWhy were the Persian Wars important?End of Persian threatAthens was rebuilt more powerful than ever
7 Pictures Ionian Revolt Battle of Marathon Battle of Thermopylae Battle of SalamisBattle of Plataea