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Flashcards in Social Studies Trimester 2 Deck (33):
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phalanx:

a group of warriors standing together in a square

2

Philip II borrowed strategies from the...

Greeks

3

Who joined Athens to battle Macedonia?

Thebes

4

Hellenistic:

Greek-like

5

In 327 BC, Alexander the Great crossed the Indus River towards:

India

6

Philip II was king of _______

Macedonia

7

Philip II was killed at his daughter's wedding, then ________ took over

Alexander the Great (his son)

8

Alex was __ when he died

33

9

______ rebelled after Philip's death

Thebes

10

Alex was so strong, when he came to _____ they instantly surrendered

Egypt

11

______ ____ began when Sparta declared war on Athens

Peloponnesian War

12

2 greatest city-states in Greece were...

Sparta and Athens

13

Athenian women had almost __ rights

no

14

Sparta had a strong ____

army

15

Athens were defeated in ______ in 415 B.C.

Sicily

16

A ruler named __________ _____ _______ created the Persian empire

Cyrus the Great

17

Greece invaded the Persian Army in the ____ ____ ________

Battle of Marathon

18

_____ won the Persian wars

Greek

19

aka king of kings. Who is this?

Darius I

20

had a powerful Navy. Who?

Athens

21

Officials:

satraps

22

Persia's chief Religion:

Zoroastrianism

23

founder of Persia:

Cyrus the Great

24

10k soldiers of Persia:

Immortals

25

Sparta had the _____ army in Greece

strongest

26

cavalry:

unit of soldiers on horses shooting arrows

27

governors of Persia:

satraps

28

a building constructed in Athens in 400s BC

Parthenon

29

a famous Greek playwright:

Sophoeles

30

Greek philosopher:

Plato

31

reason:

clear & ordered thinking

32

the greatest doctor:

Thucydides

33

Greek statues were ________

realistic