Sparta And Athenians

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Athens and Sparta were both Greek city-states, yet they barely had any socially comparable qualities. They harbored long lasting wars with each other for simple reasons. Ownership of land, money, and power were some of the main reasons the two city-states fought. Although they lived in the same nation, they molded their regions to reflect their own particular views. The primary goal for the Spartans was to make an elite army while the primary goal for Athenians was to make a society with their favored traits. Sparta and Athens differed mostly in social and philosophical values. In this essay, I will be explaining the differences and similarities of Sparta and Athens when it comes to citizenship and family values.
The daily life of an Athenian around fourth century B.C. is different to our modern day life. The life of an Athenian was comprised of exchanging goods, purchasing food, and purchasing other products. The Athenian who lived outside the city needed to fish and hunt to survive. Athens had an occupied
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Voting based system and the Delian League are examples of Athenian progression. Sparta made the Peloponnesian League after the Athenians made their partnership, and the Athenians changed the methods for their administration to suit the general population, unlike the Spartans. The Athenians were among the first to harbor the idea of having a democracy. Solon was credited as the man who made the establishment for Athenian Democracy. He tossed out the obligation of the poor so they would not be slaves any longer, he isolated the Athenian populace into four unique classes, and three of the wealthiest could ascend to influence rather than the one preceding. After Cleisthenes rose to power, he placed a majority rule government into movement. He discarded the four classes and made a gathering of 500 to choose things in the

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