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Ancient Greece and Rome
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    Virginia Social Studies SOL
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  • What large body of water was important to both the ancient Greeks and Romans?
    the Mediterranean Sea
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  • What do we call the landform that describes the shape of Greece?
    peninsula
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  • Name this architectural feature used by the ancient Greeks and Romans.
    the arch
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  • The ancient Romans moved water from the mountains to their cities using these structures. What are they called?
    aqueducts
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  • This artform was used to decorate homes and buildings. What is it called?
    mosaic
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  • The ancient Romans conducted many sporting contests here. What is this building called?
    the Colosseum
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  • This artform was used to decorate many ancient Greek and Roman homes and buildings. What is it called?
    sculpture
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  • A government in which people vote to make their own rules and laws is called a ______________ _______________________.
    direct democracy
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  • A government in which people vote for (elect) a smaller group of citizens to make rules and laws for everyone is a _________________ _____________________.
    representative democracy
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  • The act of giving or doing something is called a ___________________________.
    contribution
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  • Greece is known as the birthplace of _________________________.
    democracy
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  • The ancient Romans had a ______________________ form of government, citizens elected other citizens to make rules and laws for everyone.
    representative
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  • What international sporting event held every four years is modeled after the games of ancient Greece?
    the olympics
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  • Which ancient civilization was located on a river?
    Rome
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  • Which ancient civilization farmed on terraced hillsides to gain more space?
    Greece
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  • Which ancient people are known for their ability to build roads?
    ancient Romans
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  • Which ancient people are known for their ability to build ships?
    Ancient Greeks
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