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Direct rule of the people
Democracy
_______ reached its Golden Age in the 400s B.C.
Greece
empire that ruled land around the Mediterranean Sea
Roman
Greek city-state that was the home to the world's 1st constitution
Athens
Greek word for "love of wisdom"
philosophy
The 3 greatest teachers/philosophers of Greece were Socrates,_______, and Aristotle
Plato
In Ancient Greece, Athens greatest rival was the Greek city-state called _______.
Sparta
The historical time period for ancient Greece and Rome is called the____ Period.
Classical
The distribution of people, diseases, and ideas around the world is called the _____ _______
Columbian Exchange
What leader spread Greek culture throughout southwest Asia and Egypt?
Alexander the Great
A Germanic people that France was named after
Franks
The people that England was named after
Angles
period in history when there was a rebirth of knowledge
Renaissance
groups of protesters that wanted to reform the Catholic Church
protestants
a great center of learning was this city in northern Egypt. This city was created by Alexander the Great
Alexandria
Name the city that was the capital of Rome during its decline
Constantinople
Today Constantinople is called ________.
Istanbul
What Sea is Constantinople/ Istanbul located near?
Black
With the decline of Rome a new age called the _____ _____ began
Middle Ages
Beginning in the A.D. 1000s the church sponsered a series of holy wars called _______
Crusades
What were the Christians and the Muslims fighting over in the Crusades?
Jerusalm
What 1450 invention of Johannes Gutenburg made books more numerous and less expensive?
printing press
The period of peace and prosperity initiated by Ceasar Augusts was the _____ _______
Pax Romana