Intro to Pericles

Intro to Pericles - In Athens, Solon erased all debt...

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Intro to Pericles 17/01/2008 14:10:00 770 BC – tiny local cities started to pop up in Africa, French Rivera, Russia and  Italy very small populations but were made to grow and grow rapidly no monarchy! But republics o power and decision making in the hands of land owning farmers separated socially into two groups: have alots and not have alots digarchy: ruled by a few poorer citizens were being pushed into slavery by richer people due to debt
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Unformatted text preview: In Athens, Solon erased all debt Cleisthenes: Demokratia power in the hands of the citizens (democracy) Citizen assembly given power to vote yes or no on an issue Even the lowest of people where able to run part of the government 17/01/2008 14:10:00 17/01/2008 14:10:00...
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