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Unformatted text preview: r Peloponnesian League r Helots The conquered= basically slaves Spartans feared uprising r Government: 2 Kings and a council of elders= Gerousia Elected by Apella= assembly of equals Main: 5 magistrates= Ephors Secret police= Krypteia r Women Restriction and Autonomy To produce strong offspring Athens Draco codified laws: Legal Code 621 B.C. Solon (594 BC) Divides by wealth not birth No more mortgaging people for debts Initial constitution Peisistratus and son Hippias (Tyrants) Public works, currency, annual festivals/literature, plays Ex. Temple of Athena Democracy by 508 B.C. Pericles (460/50s rules until death 429 B.C.) Final polish on Democracy Assembly, Council of 500, Peoples Court Selected by lot Economic and International Reputation grew r Ships/Navy r The Arts r Athenian then Delian League 477 B.C....
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