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1 Ancient Greece Jeopardy

2 Ancient Greece Jeopardy
General Info Athens Sparta Wars Philosophers Golden Age & Olympics 100 200 300 400 Final Jeopardy!!

3 General 100 What is a city-state?
An INDEPENDENT town or city and the surrounding farmlands.

4 General 200 What were Alexander the Great’s three greatest accomplishments? conquering more land, obtaining more wealth and ruling over more people.

5 General 300 What 2 things did the Greek city-states have in common and what one thing made them unique? The Greek city-states all spoke Greek and had the same religion. They were unique because they each had their own government.

6 General 400 Briefly describe the four types of government.
Tyranny is when a ruler gains power illegally. Aristocracy is when wealthy families ruled. Oligarchy is when power was held by a few noble men. Democracy was when power was held collectively by the citizens.

7 Athens 100 What did Athens do to start the Persian War?
Helped Miletus rebel against the Persian tyrants.

8 Athens 200 What were the four requirements to be an Athenian citizen?
You had to be male, 18 years of age, not a slave, and born of Athenian parents.

9 Athens 300 Describe the educational system in Athens in detail.
Athenians believed in developing well-rounded citizens. Athenian boys were educated in math, reading, writing, music, rhetoric and some military.

10 Athens-Daily Double! 800 What happened to Athens at the end of the Peloponnesian war? Sparta won and Athens was forced to tear down their walls and end their democracy.

11 Sparta 100 What kind of education did Spartans have?
Military education

12 Sparta 200 What did Spartans do with weak babies?
If they seemed weak or unhealthy, they were left to die.

13 Sparta 300 How did Sparta treat their slaves?
Spartans treated their slaves harshly (like farm animals)..

14 Sparta 400 Describe the military training of Spartans in detail.
Spartans entered military training at the age of 7 and were trained for 23 years until they were 30. They continued in the military service until they were 60. Boys had to go barefoot to make them tough and their food was rationed so they would learn to steal food.

15 Wars 100 Who fought in the Peloponnesian War? Athens and Sparta

16 Wars 200 Who fought in the Peloponnesian War? Athens and Sparta
Delian League and Peloponnesian League

17 Wars - Daily Double! 600 Describe the Battle of 300 in detail. Include where it happened, what happened, who won, and why we remember it today. Athens and Sparta united to fight Persia in the battle of Thermopylae. 300 Spartans stayed to hold the Persian troops off while the rest left. All 300 Spartans died and they are remembered for their bravery.

18 Wars 400 Who won the Persian Wars? What is the most important thing that happened after the Persian Wars? Greece. Sparta and Athens became the most powerful city states.

19 Philosophers 100 Who studied science and looked at new ways to view the world? Aristotle

20 Philosophers 200 Who wanted people to examine their lives? Socrates

21 Philosophers 300 Which philosopher studied math? Plato

22 Philosophers 400 Who did not like democracy and WHY?
Plato because he thought it gave power to the wrong people and he did not trust all people. He thought philosophers should be in charge.

23 Golden Age 100 Who led Athens into their Golden Age? Pericles

24 Golden Age 200 Explain what the Golden Age was.
Athens was the most influential city-state and made many cultural advancements.

25 Golden Age 300 Who was Pericles? Describe him in detail.
Pericles was a leader of Athens during the Golden Age. He was a hard worker who was also a persuasive and convincing speaker. He was known for his dedication and hard work.

26 Golden Age 400 How has the Golden Age influenced life in the United States today? Give three reasons. Architecture Art Drama Democracy/Government Education Language

27 Final Jeopardy Why did Ancient Greeks create myths?
To explain things they did not understand.

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