march 3 - Karina Santana March 3, 2010 1. Athenian...

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Karina Santana March 3, 2010 1. Athenian Democracy a. Key political figures of Athens a.i. SOLON: 638-559 B.C. a.i.1. Economic reforms: a.i.1.a. He frees anyone in slavery and reorganizes land. This way the rich can’t monopolize. a.i.2. Political reform: a.i.2.a. Timocracy: rule of those who are honored a.i.2.b. Boule (The aristocrats though SOLON are giving up a little to get more) a.ii. PESISTRATOS: 605- 527 B.C. a.ii.1. Tyrant from 546- 527 a.ii.2. Establishment of festivals of Dionysus (Greek tragedy being performed) a.iii. CLEISTHENES: 495 B.C. a.iii.1. Political reforms: a.iii.1.a. Kills PESISTRATOS kids who were taking advantage of power a.iii.1.b. Tribes (10)- cost land, city, country mixed a.iii.1.c. Boule (500) a.iii.1.d. Election by lot (limited)
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a.iii.1.e. Ostracism a.iv. EPHIALTES (father of radical democracy) a.iv.1. Political reforms (450’s B.C) a.iv.1.a. Reduced power of arcopagus (aristocrats) a.iv.1.b. Election of archons by lot (Suggested that aristocrats still hold highest position)
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march 3 - Karina Santana March 3, 2010 1. Athenian...

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