The ancient Greeks developed a the idea of democracy, which is important for people today.

Greece was divided into more than 100 city-states.The most famous of them was Athens.There men could vote fore their leaders,laws,and policies.


Greek ideas and culture were spread throughout the area by Alexander the Great. He created a great empire. Ancient Greece is known as the "cradle of modern civilization." The ancient Greeks sought practical, rational answers to the great questions of life; how the stars move, what the Earth is made of, and the mathematical laws governing harmony and beauty, geometry & physics.

Meghan Gennusa