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What did Cyrus conquer?

Southwest Asia

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What Empire did Cyrus begin?

Persian empire

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List the reasons that made Cyrus great

1. The people kept their own customs

2. He was fair

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Why would letting people keep their own customs be important?

They wouldn't feel threatened to change.

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How many soldiers did the Immortals have?

10,000

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How were Immortals chosen?

Bravery and skill

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What is a calvary?

Unit of soldiers who ride horses

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What did Darius build?

A road

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How long was the road Darius built ?

1700 miles long

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How did the road Darius build help them in war?

Messengers could carry messages

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Who invaded Greece?

Darius

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What is the war called where Darius invades Greece?

Persian Wars (Wars where Persia and Greece fought)

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Who won the Persian War and why?

Greek, they had better weapons & clever leaders

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How many Persians fought at the Battle of Thermopylae?

10,000

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How many Spartans held the Persians at the Battle of Thermopylae?

300 (small Greek force) and some of their allies

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How long did the Spartans hold the Persians at the Battle of Thermopylae?

3 days

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Definition of counterfeit

Illegal copy of something

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Definition of barter

Trade goods without money

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What is a Debit card

Card that permits transfer of money

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What is a Credit card

Card where you can borrow money

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Mint

Place that makes money

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What is an alliance?

An agreement to work together

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Who does the US have alliance with? (thought)

NATO Canada Great Britain France Spain

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What was the war between Athens and Sparta called?

Peloponnesian War

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How long was the Peloponnesian war?

10 years

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Who won the Peloponnesian war?

It was a truce

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Some of the items listed for the Sparta boys/men included:

Unhealthy babies

Ruled by two kings

Serve in army until 60

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Some of the items listed for the Athens boys/men included:

Boys were taught instruments

Only serve 2 years in the army

Boys got an education

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Some of the items listed for the Sparta women included:

Women had control of the household

Women could own property

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Some of the items listed for the Athens women included:

Women could not leave their homes

Women must obey their husbands

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