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A/an __________ is an area of land surrounded by water on three sides.
peninsula
A sheltered place along a coast for boats is a/an _______.
harbor
A/an ________ is a territory that is under the control of another country.
colony
Another name for a city-state is ______.
polis
The _________ served as a marketplace and a meeting place.
agora
____________ means "rule by the people."
Democracy
City residents could seek shelter at a large hill called the __________.
acropolis
___________ means "rule by one."
Monarchy
A/an _________ is a person who has certain rights and responsibilities.
citizen
A type of government in which a small group of powerful people make all the decisions is called a/an __________.
oligarchy
A/An ___________ is a lawmaking body of a government.
assembly
A/An _______ is a group of citizens chosen to hear evidence and make decisions in a court of law.
jury
________ is the search for wisdom and the right way to live.
Philosophy
A/an _______ wwas a Greek foot soldiers.
hoplite
A/an ______ is a military formation used Ancient Greece in which a line of soldiers have joined shields and spears overlapping.
phalanx