ATHENS IS THE PLACE TO BE

Athens

ATHENS

Here Athens is a great place to live because they are educated and they have a great government democracy so it is fair to everyone because you get to vote on the laws that you agree or disagree with. Sparta on the other hand has an oligarchy so you can't vote on the laws only three people can.Athens like to travel. They have a strong relatsionship with other city states so since they live near water they can trade. Sparta did not trade as much as Athens. They treat their slaves well unlike Sparta who kills them. Athens buy their goods at a marketplace called agora.

ATHENS

Athens developed its own coins to make trade easier. Gold, silver, and bronze were some of the metals used to make coins. Athenians decorated the flat sides of their coins.boys went to school until about the age of 14. Teachers taught reading, writing, arithmetic, and literature. Books were rare and very expensive, students had to read subjects out loud and memorize everything. Writing tablets helped boys learn. Coaches taught the boys sports such as wrestling and gymnastics. Boys also studied music. They learned to sing and to play stringed instruments
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THE BAD ABOUT ATHENS

The bad things about Athen is woman don't have many privileges.They have to have an arranged marriage. Woman can't also go to school, they cannot be educated they are only there for household work such as cooking, laundry, and cleaning.