Chapter 10 vocab

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Section 1

Question Answer
poliscity state
citizenmembers of the city state who had legal rights
acropolishigh city
politicsthe art and practice of government
aristocracya heredity class of rulers
tenant farmerpeople who paid rent, either in money or crops, to grow crops on other people's land
meticsresident aliens
slaverythe ownership and control of other people as property

Section 2

Question Answer
oligarchy a type of government that the Greeks had
phalanxa formation of heavily armed foot soldiers who moved together as one unit
tyrannygovernment run by a strong ruler
democracygovernment ruled by the people
citizenship membership in a community

Section 3

Question Answer
direct democracya political system in which citizens participate directly in making decisions
representative democracy citizens elect others to represent them in government
ephormade sure that the kings and the council acted within the limits of the spartan law
helotMessenian person forced to work as a lowly farmer by Sparta
military statesociety organized for the purpose of waging war
barracksmilitary housing