Greek golden age

Important facts

Their government was the leadership of Pericles expanded democracy in the golden age

Their economics is Pericles increased the wealth and power of Athens through the Delian League

Their culture Pericles created a program to make Athens beautiful

3 greeks that are important

Socrates- Was the first Greek philosopher, was the first founder of the Western philosophy

Plato- founded the Academy in Athens, Student of Socrates, wrote many dialogues and Socrates was a major character

Aristotle- was a philosopher and scientist, was a student of Socrates, was teacher to Alexander the Great.

Achievements

Pericles was the strongest leader 460 B.C. until 31 years later when death

Wanted power between rich and poor to change

They had a public service and individual ability over class