History 101 W. Civ ch. 3

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In General, separate early Greek Communities
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Became fierce rivals fighting so often as to threaten Greek civilization itself.
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Which of the following statements best describes the Mycenaeans?
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They were a warrior people who achieved their apex between 1400 and 1200 B.C.
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The civilization of Minoan Crete
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enjoyed great prosperity due to extensive sea trade and commerce
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What were the chief characteristics of the Greek Dark Age?
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It was a period of migrations and declining food production
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Which of the following is true of Greece from the eighth century B.C.?
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The polis evolved into the central institution in Greek Life
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The polis was the Greek Name for
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city-state.
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Which of the following was not a characteristic of the typical Greek polis?
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Each polis had a population of between 90,000 and 100,000 citizens.
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The hoplite phalanx relied for its success on
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discipline and teamwork.
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The rise of tyrants in the poleis in the seventh and sixth centuries B.C.
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often encouraged the economic and cultural progress of the cities.
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The Spartans made the army the center of their society because
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they feared an uprising by their helots
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The Lycurgan reforms resulted in
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the establishment of a permanent military state in Sparta
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Hesiod’s famous poem about the pleasures of ordinary work is titled
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Work and Days.
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The poetry of Sappho reflected
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a woman’s homosesual and heterosexual feelings in a world dominated by males.
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The Delian League was organized in 478-477 B.C. to
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Keep Sparta isolated in the Peloponnesus.
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During the Age of Pericles
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Athenians became deeply attached to their democratic system.
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One of the chief causes of the Peloponnesian War was
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Sparta’s fear of the power of Athens and its maritime empire.
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The Greek dramatist who was a realist and known for his portrayal of realistic characters in real life situations was
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Euripides
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Greek comedy was
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used to express political views as evidenced by Aristophanes.
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The Greek Parthenon
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is considered the greatest example of classical Greek temple architecture.
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Early Greek philosophy attempted to
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explain the universe on the basis of unifying principles.
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The Sophists
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were professional teachers who seemingly questioned the traditional values of their societies.
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Socrates was condemned to death for
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corrupting the youth of Athens
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Which of the following was NOT true of Greek religion?
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Myths served no particular social function
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Which of the following phrases best describes the social situation of most Greek women?
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Women were kept under strict control, cut off from formal education, and were always assigned a male guardian.

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