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2 Jeopardy Persian War Peloponnesian War Geography Philosophers Governments Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final Jeopardy

3 Jeopardy Military Alexander The Great Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final Jeopardy Miscellaneous Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 AthensSparta

4 Persian War $100 Which two major rival city-states joined forces to fight the Persians?

5 Persian War $100 Athens & Sparta

6 Persian War $200 Battlefield that was about 26 miles away from Athens.

7 Persian War $200 Marathon

8 Persian War $300 Mountain pass defended against the Persians by the Greeks, including 300 Spartans.

9 Persian War $300 Thermopylae

10 Persian War $400 Give one reason Xerxes attempted to conquer Greece.

11 Persian War $400 Avenge his father’s losses Greece in the way of conquering Europe Control of the Aegean and other seas

12 Persian War $500 The Persians were defeated by the Greek navy at the Battle of _______ in 480 BC.

13 Persian War $500 The Battle of Salamis

14 Peloponnesian War $100 Which two major rival city-states fought each other during the Peloponnesian War?

15 Peloponnesian War $100 Athens & Sparta

16 Peloponnesian War $200 1) What struck Athens in 430 BC, killing a portion of its population? 2) Approximately what portion of Athenians died during this disaster?

17 Peloponnesian War $200 A plague killed approximately 1/3 (33%) of the Athenian population.

18 Peloponnesian War $300 Before disaster struck, Athens was relatively safe from Spartan attacks. Give one reason why.

19 Peloponnesian War $300 Protected by the Long Walls Could get food from its colonies Had a strong navy

20 Peloponnesian War $400 The balance in the military forces came from _______ having a stronger navy and _______ having a stronger army.

21 Peloponnesian War $400 Athens – Navy Sparta – Army

22 Peloponnesian War $500 What was one of the results of the Peloponnesian War?

23 Peloponnesian War $500 Athens lost its fleet, empire, power and wealth Athens lost its self- confidence Democratic government began to falter Leaders became corrupt Changes in art and drama showed emotion

24 Geography $100 This kind of geography made it difficult for Greeks to farm their land.

25 Geography $100 Mountainous

26 Geography $200 Sea that separated Greece & Asia Minor.

27 Geography $200 Aegean Sea

28 Geography $300 The Mycenaeans were from the Greek mainland, while the Minoans were from ________.

29 Geography $300 Crete

30 Geography $400 Why did Xerxes choose to take his army through the pass at Thermopylae?

31 Geography $400 Inland was too hard for traveling Coastline was flatter, more open

32 Geography $500 Why was the sea trade so dominant in the Greek economy? Give one reason.

33 Geography $500 Mountainous terrain Little farmland Surrounded by seas

34 Philosophers $100 Define philosopher.

35 Philosophers $100 One who seeks wisdom and truth One who questions the knowledge and ideas of the time

36 Philosophers $200 Plato was the student of ______. Aristotle was the student of _____. Alexander the Great was the student of ________.

37 Philosophers $200 Socrates taught Plato, Plato taught Aristotle, and Aristotle taught Alexander the Great.

38 Philosophers $300 Why was Socrates forced to drink poison hemlock?

39 Philosophers $300 Said to have been “corrupting the youth of Athens”. Questioning Athens’ democracy, religion, and patriotism.

40 Philosophers $400 Name one of Aristotle’s important ideas (in science or philosophy).

41 Philosophers $400 Every truth comes logically from another truth Developed scientific method Believed matter existed in four elements: air, fire, earth, and water

42 Philosophers $500 How did the Republic work according to Plato?

43 Philosophers $500 Ruled by a philosopher-king, with soldiers next, followed by artisans and farmers

44 Governments $100 Define Democracy.

45 Governments $100 Government run by the people, with all citizens having a say in public matters.

46 Governments $200 What is a tyrant?

47 Governments $200 A ruler whose power is not controlled by laws or constitution

48 Governments $300 Democracy was first introduced and practiced by which Greek city-state?

49 Governments $300 Athens

50 Governments $400 Athenian ruler who restored democracy and developed a written constitution.

51 Governments $400 Cleisthenes

52 Governments $500 Why did Plato believe that a true democracy could never work?

53 Governments $500 He believed that a democracy that killed its greatest minds (see Socrates) could not function since it rid itself of the brains of society.

54 Military $100 What was the term for a Greek foot soldier?

55 Military $100 Hoplite

56 Military $200 How many days’ worth of supplies did soldiers carry into battle?

57 Military $200 Three days’ worth

58 Military $300 What prepared the Spartans to be the strongest army in Greece?

59 Military $300 Every male citizen was raised to be a soldier, and each male citizen served in the Spartan army until age 60.

60 Military $400 Describe the phalanx formation and its tactics.

61 Military $400 8 soldiers across, 8 soldiers deep, or 16x16 (Macedonian) Each soldier covered ½ of themselves and ½ of the next soldier Long Spears stabbed outwards, past the shields

62 Military $500 What made the Macedonian armies more effective than the Greek armies?

63 Military $500 Use of longer spears Formation of bigger phalanxes Cavalry (horseback troops)

64 Alexander the Great $100 Who was Alexander III’s father?

65 Alexander the Great $100 Philip II

66 Alexander the Great $200 Conquered this empire during his conquests.

67 Alexander the Great $200 Persian Empire

68 Alexander the Great $300 Why do historians believe Alexander was fortunate to live until the age of 32?

69 Alexander the Great $300 Lots of time spent in hostile lands. Always at the frontlines of battle.

70 Alexander the Great $400 What was his spreading of Greek culture called?

71 Alexander the Great $400 Hellenization

72 Alexander the Great $500 What was his accomplishment in the hierarchy of Egypt?

73 Alexander the Great $500 He was crowned Pharaoh

74 Athens $100 What was the name of the peninsula where Athens was located?

75 Athens $100 Attica

76 Athens $200 Name Athens’ main deity and what that deity symbolized.

77 Athens $200 Athena Symbolized wisdom, arts, military, and protection for cities

78 Athens $300 Name an accomplishment of the Athenian leader Solon.

79 Athens $300 Let the debtors out of prison and enslavement males 21 years and older could discuss and vote in the Assembly Created a court system Had fathers teach sons a trade Results: increased products and more trade

80 Athens $400 What were women’s roles in society in Athens?

81 Athens $400 Not allowed to vote Expected to stay at home and supervise work there

82 Athens $500 Describe Pericles’ accomplishments as Athens’ leader.

83 Athens $500 Paid salaries for public officials (meant poor could also serve) Made Athens’ navy strong Beautified Athens

84 Sparta $100 Peninsula where Sparta was located:

85 Sparta $100 Peloponnese

86 Sparta $200 What kind of state did Sparta develop?

87 Sparta $200 Military state

88 Sparta $300 Outline the 3 levels in the Spartan hierarchy.

89 Sparta $300 Spartans/citizens Perioeci/economists Helots/slaves

90 Sparta $400 What were some causes for Sparta’s victory in the Peloponnesian War?

91 Sparta $400 Strongest army Plague hits Athens

92 Sparta $500 Describe life for a male growing up in Spartan society.

93 Sparta $500 Age 7 - boys go into training Age 20 - become cadets: patrolled helots Age 30 - men became Spartan citizen/soldier

94 Miscellaneous $100 Define Ostracism

95 Miscellaneous $100 Someone was voted to be banished from the city for 10 years

96 Miscellaneous $200 Define Hellenization.

97 Miscellaneous $200 The spread of Greek language, culture and religion to other lands

98 Miscellaneous $300 What is the name of the narrow strait that separates Europe from Asia?

99 Miscellaneous $300 Dardenelles Strait - Or - The Hellespont

100 Miscellaneous $400 Blind poet and his two most famous epics.

101 Miscellaneous $400 Homer The Iliad and The Odyssey

102 Miscellaneous $500 Nomads who invaded Greece in 1100 BC and brought about the Greek Dark Ages (for about 400 years).

103 Miscellaneous $500 The Dorians

104 Final Jeopardy Topic: Troy!

105 Final Jeopardy For years the Trojan War was believed to have been a mythical story. What happened to make the story more believable as fact, and who made this discovery?

106 Final Jeopardy Heinrich Schliemann found evidence in present-day Turkey. The evidence consisted of artifacts that matched descriptions of items used in The Iliad.

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