What types of things did Athenian girls learn from their mothers? They learned how to spin, weave and other household duties.
Which types of Athenian girls learned to read and write? Wealthy girls
What was the role of Athenian women? They took care of their houses and taught their daughters
Who ruled the city-states in Athens? Landowning nobles
Why did some farmers become slaves in Athens? They owed money to the nobles
What was the name of the noble who made significant changes in Athens around 600 BC? Solon
How did Peisistratus get the support of the poor in Greece? He divided large estates among landless farmers, he loaned money to poor people and gave jobs to poor people
Name 2 big changes that Cleisthenes made to the assembly in Athens? #1 Members had new powers; they could debate matters openly, hear court cases and appoint army generals. #2 He created a new citizen’s council that could propose laws and deal with foreign countries.
Why was a lottery used to pick members of the council in Athens? People thought it was fairer than an election which could favor the wealthy.
What is Cleisthenes legacy to the world? He is credited with making the government of Athens a democracy.