Political Government In Ancient Greece

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Ancient Greece was comprised of small city-states that had many different forms of political government. The country was not unified it was organized in a polis – Greek name for city-states and most cities were very small fewer than 10,000 residents. Two of the most powerful political governments were Athenian and Sparta. Athenian was interested in ruling by the people while Sparta was built on military. Each political government was formed and ruled by different Greek political structures.
Monarchy was ruled by a king. Aristocracy ruled by a small group of nobles, landowning families usually wealthy families. Oligarchy was ruled by a few powerful people that became dissatisfied with the aristocratic rule. Tyrants usually nobles

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