With limited agricultural land and a growing population (no TV to watch at night) Athens had to turn to trade and war to support its population. It exported minerals, manufactured goods, artwork, slaves,
No the Athens and Sparta didnÍt trade. They both had different cultures and governments but both had power over Greece. The Athens had free speaking and democracy and smaller city-states to form a more powerful rule. The Sparta had a strong military and lots of land.