Government in Ancient Greece

1. How was it ensured that enough people attended the Assembly?

  • Free wine would be given out to citizens who attended.
  • Free donkeys and goats would be given to citizens who attended often.
  • Slaves would use a red rope to herd people into the Pnyx.
  • Citizens would be fined if they did not attend at least once a year.
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2. What were the advantages of being on the Council of 500?

  • Free food and paid a small fee
  • Exclusion from tax
  • Free food and unlimited wine
  • Free accommodation for the period of sitting

3. How often did the Assembly meet?

  • Once a month
  • Every Sunday
  • 40 times a year
  • Twice a week

4. Who could attend the Assembly?

  • All citizens (only men and slaves)
  • Only members of the Executive Committee
  • All citizens (male, over 18)
  • All citizens (men and women over 18)

5. How long did the chairman/leader of the Executive Committee sit?

  • Two weeks
  • 24 Hours
  • A month
  • A year


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