What did Cyrus conquer?
What Empire did Cyrus begin?
List the reasons that made Cyrus great
1. The people kept their own customs
2. He was fair
Why would letting people keep their own customs be important?
They wouldn't feel threatened to change.
How many soldiers did the Immortals have?
How were Immortals chosen?
Bravery and skill
What is a calvary?
Unit of soldiers who ride horses
What did Darius build?
How long was the road Darius built ?
1700 miles long
How did the road Darius build help them in war?
Messengers could carry messages
Who invaded Greece?
What is the war called where Darius invades Greece?
Persian Wars (Wars where Persia and Greece fought)
Who won the Persian War and why?
Greek, they had better weapons & clever leaders
How many Persians fought at the Battle of Thermopylae?
How many Spartans held the Persians at the Battle of Thermopylae?
300 (small Greek force) and some of their allies
How long did the Spartans hold the Persians at the Battle of Thermopylae?
Definition of counterfeit
Illegal copy of something
Definition of barter
Trade goods without money
What is a Debit card
Card that permits transfer of money
What is a Credit card
Card where you can borrow money
Place that makes money
What is an alliance?
An agreement to work together
Who does the US have alliance with? (thought)
NATO Canada Great Britain France Spain
What was the war between Athens and Sparta called?
How long was the Peloponnesian war?
Who won the Peloponnesian war?
It was a truce
Some of the items listed for the Sparta boys/men included:
Ruled by two kings
Serve in army until 60
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
Some of the items listed for the Sparta women included:
Women had control of the household
Women could own property
Some of the items listed for the Athens women included:
Women could not leave their homes
Women must obey their husbands