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Unformatted text preview: Austraila, Argentina and many others. Also, like Athens, America has a need for power which has got us into many fights and has led to many enemies. The Athenian’s fought with Sparta and America fought for its right to power in the American Revolution. As I mentioned previously, only men were allowed to be a part of the polis and be in control. Meaning that women of any class could not be a part of any of the decision making. In America, it took women a very long time to break into the political scene and get their voices heard. And still today, here has not been a woman president. The ancient Greek political system was very similar to the political system of modern America. Decindingly, I believe it is safe to say that the American way of government can be traced back to ancient Greece....
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2011 for the course IAH 208 taught by Professor Bonge during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Fall '08