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Title: Greece


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  • Greece

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How do I locate Greece on a world map?
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Peninsula Land surrounded by water on 3 sides
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Can you identify the influence of Greek
Architecture?
Parthenon 5th century BC
U.S. Supreme Court Building 1935
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More Influence
Lincoln Memorial 1914
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Another Greek Influence
  • Olympics
  • Started as foot races then added wrestling,
    boxing, and horse and chariot races
  • More were added running, jumping, discus
    throwing, and javelin (spear) throwing
  • Winners wore red ribbons on hands and head and on
    the last day wore a crown of olive tree leaves

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Another Greek Influence
  • Olympics
  • Today they are held around the world
  • Now there are more than 400 events and 35 sports
  • Winners receive Medals!
  • Women also compete.

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Democracy another Influence
  • Greek tradition FREEDOM!
  • Freedom was a right something that everyone
    should have
  • Democracy is a Greek word meaning rule by the
    people

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Types of Democracy
  • A Direct Democracy A government in which people
    make their own rules and laws by voting
  • A Representative Democracy A government in
    which people vote for representatives. The
    representatives make rules and laws that govern
    themselves and the people.

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Compare and Contrast Athens Direct Democracy to
U.S. Representative Democracy
Ancient Greece United States
What kind of democracy? Direct democracy Representative democracy
Who is a citizen? Free men who own property All people born in the U.S. or naturalized by legally becoming a citizen
What can citizens do? Talk about issues, vote on issues Talk about issues, vote for representatives, stay informed, write leaders
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QUIZ
  • Which of these do architects design?
  • a. Islands
  • b. Olympic Games
  • c. Post offices
  • d. crops

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QUIZ
  • 2. Which is a peninsula?
  • a. volcano
  • b. city
  • c. island
  • d. Florida

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QUIZ
  • 3. Which of these crops were easy to grow in
    ancient Greece?
  • a. wheat
  • b. olives
  • c. bananas
  • d. soybeans

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QUIZ
  • 4. Which of these sports were part of the ancient
    Olympic Games?
  • a. discus throwing
  • b. speed skating
  • c. basketball
  • d. pole vaulting

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QUIZ
  • 5. What kind of government does the U.S. have?
  • a. monarchy
  • b. direct democracy
  • c. representative democracy
  • d. dictatorship

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QUIZ
  • 6. What is necessary for a democracy to work?
  • a. talking
  • b. voting
  • c. living in a city-state
  • d. owning property

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QUIZ
  • 7. How can people from other counties become
    citizens of the U.S.?
  • a. becoming naturalized
  • b. living in the U.S.
  • c. moving to the U.S.
  • d. being born in the U.S.

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QUIZ
  • 8. Who could be a citizen of ancient Greece?
  • a. free men who owned property
  • b. men and women born in Greece
  • c. people who moved to Greece
  • d. anyone who wanted to

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  • WHY SHOULD WE LEARN ABOUT GREECE?

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