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Lilly Hammond

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Transcript of Greece

Greece's currency is Euro. 21,956.4 is how much Greece's GDP per capita is. 80.63 years is how long the life expectancy is. 97.4 is the literacy rate in Greece. the Economic Activity of Labor Force in Greece is 53. Greece has a capitalist economy.
Culture of Greece
One part of Greece's culture is greek mythology. The king of the greek gods is Zeus and he lives in Mount Olympus. Another artifact of Greek culture is football. Football has changed in many ways in the Greek culture. The national team won the 2004 UEFA championship.
The Parthenon
The Panatheniac Games are part of a larger religious gathering/festival. Called The Panathenaia. It is held every year. Every 4 years the games are held. The Panathenaic Stadium is placed on the land of the ancient stadium and for lots of centuries, hosted games that nude male athletes went against each other in competition for track. It is very expensive to get in, it is 300 euros, $336.69 US dollars, and if you are a senior or student, it is 150 euros, $168.38 US dollars, and infants,children under the age of 6 and students with teachers are free.
Greece's Government

Southern Europe, bordering the Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, between Albania and Turkey border Greece.

Coorditotal: 131,957 sq. km
Country comparison to the world: 97
Land: 130,647 sq. km

Economics in Greece
Greece started the type of government called Democracy: power to the people. After they started democracy, in due course they were taken over by more forceful powers: Greece people call this a Tyrant. After a long war against foreign rule, Greece was declared independent. In modern history, Greece mostly had a monarch government. In 1967 the last king was ruled to exile following a takeover of the government by the military. In 1973 the Greece monarchy was eliminated. In 1994, Greece’s government returned to a civilian government. In 1975, Greece formed a republic under the new constitution. Greece has a one-house legislature that holds 300 members. The members of the legislator elect the Parliament to a four year term. The Parliament then elects the president to a five year term. The President then appoints the prime minister, who is head of the government

In Greece, a tyrant is used to describe a leader who took all power by force. In Ancient Greece the city-states procured place. Most of the people in this city-states were similar in culture. For example: same language, customs, religion, and common ancestry. The city-states was governed by a group of wealthy (rich) men. The small group that governed the city-states were part of a government called an oligarchy. After the oligarchy the city-states had a democracy for a government. Though, in the democracy women and slaves had no rights. The most successful democracy in Ancient Greece was Athens.

Water: 1,310s OFFICIAL NAME: Hellenic Republic
FORM OF GOVERNMENT: Parliamentary republic
POPULATION: 10,722,816
AREA: 50,942 square miles (131,940 square kilometers)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: Greek. kmnates- 39 00 N, 22 00 E

Grape Juice -Dionysus was the God of Wine in Greek Mythology, and grapes make wine
Bread- Ancient Greece used to use bread as an offering. This ritual was known as psadista
Figs- Figs were known as a sacred tree to Ancient Greece
Yogurt- For hundreds of years, Greece has made yogurt they call “yiaourti”
Cake- Cheesecake was considered to be a good source of energy in ancient Greece, and there is evidence Greece created cheesecake.
Temple of Olympian Zeus
Panathenaic Games and/or stadium
The Parthenon is the former temple on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece. It is dedicated to the goddess Athena. The people began building in 447 BC. The Giant foundations are made of limestone, and the columns are made of Pentelic Marble. The ticket price to tour it is 5 euros, which is $5.61 in US dollars.
The Acropolis is the most characteristic monument of the ancient Greek civilization. The Acropolis is located on a tall, rocky mountain top above the city of Athens. It contains some of the remains of ancient buildings that have great historical significance, the most famous is the Parthenon. The price to get in is 12 euros ( $13.46 US dollars ).
Lilly Hammond
Alyssa Aikman
Bella Smith
Caden Fultz
Stephen Satterly
Hellenic parliament



Bibliography Part Two
The Temple of Olympian Zeus, also known as the Olympieion, is on the bank of the river Ilissus, Southeast of the Acropolis. It is a Greco-Roman temple, Greco-Roman means relating to the ancient Greeks and Romans. The price to visit The Temple of the Olympieion Zeus is 2 euros, also known as $2.24 is US dollars.
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