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Draco
First person who tried to change the government. Failed because his punishments were too harsh.
Solon
Prepared a constitution, set limit on how much land a person could own.
Peisistratus
Divided large estates among farmers who owned no land.
Cleisthenes
Put into effect the world's first constitution, opened Assembly to all males over 20.
Council of 500
handled daily business of Athens, chosen by picking from a pot.
Persia
conquered Ionia, attacked Greece when they tried to help the Ionians.
Darius
Persian king
Xerxes
Darius' son, sent soldiers to conquer Greece.
Pericles
The "first citizen." Wanted to make the city more beautiful
Peloponnesian War
Sparta declared war on Athens; Athens surrendered to Sparta.