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Asked in Ancient Greece
How did Cleisthenes change Athenian government?
Cleisthenes was an Alcmeonid aristocrat who was politically active in Athens during the 6th century. Cleisthenes' reforms took power away from aristocratic families and replaced regional loyalties with pan-Athenian solidarity. These reforms eliminated the need, and therefore the possibility, for another Tyrant to keep the aristocrats in check. ...
Asked in Thomas Jefferson
What were the principal reforms of the national government during Thomas Jefferson's administration?
One of the reforms that took place under Jefferson was limiting the size of the federal government. He was also able to reduce taxes and reduce the size of the national debt. ...
Asked in Ancient Greece, Athens, Democracy
Who was allowed to vote in the developing democracy in Athens?
Under the Cleisthenes reforms of 507 BCE property owners who had a battle equipage (a panoply of arms). This was suspended during and after the Persian invasion, when the oligarchs took control again. It was restored in 460 BCE by Ephialtes, then after his assassination by the oligarchs, his deputy Pericles took over and eventually extended it to all adult males who were citizens. ...
What are some social reforms that took place in western Europe during the 1800s?
some social reforms are the abolition of slavery and the fight for women's rights ...
Asked in Ancient History
What contributions did Solon Cleisthenes and Pericles make to the Athenian democracy?
Solon formed the basis for democracy by eliminating slavery due to debt. He also gave citizens the right to appeal verdicts before magistrates. Cleisthenes established tribes. Radical democracy took place under Pericles. During his time, the assembly and courts of law had ultimate authority. ...
Asked in Athens
What steps did Cleisthenes take to strengthen democracy in athens-?
Cleisthenes took a few different steps to make democracy stronger. She first set a plan then she did a budget and went by it. ...
Asked in Theodore Roosevelt
What were three changes or reforms that took place during Theodore roosevelt presidency?
3 reforms would be: The pact of wildlife The conservation of tree's act The U.S. wildlife conservation reform ...
Asked in History of Europe
What kinds of political reforms took place at the state level?
Several political reforms took place at the state level during the Progressive Era. These included the secret ballot which ensures privacy during the voting process, initiative which allows citizens to petition their legislators, the referendum, the recall and the direct primary. ...
Asked in Athens
Who is the reformer who helped form the democracy of Athens?
Cleisthenes began the democratic reforms in Athens in 508 BCE. This was advance by Ephialtes in 460 BCE when he removed aristocratic control which had re-established itself during the Persian War, and when he was assassinated his deputy Pericles took over and finished the job. ...
Asked in The Great Awakening
What impact did the second great awakening have on reform movements during the antebellum period?
Many reforms took place. For instance the insane asylums were reformed and it was looked on as a mental illness, also prison reforms took place as well as educational reforms. Woman had a much bigger role in the second great awakening than in the first; as a result woman became more independent and gained some rights. Feminism began to start up. ...
Asked in History
Why did congress opposed Morley Minto Reforms of 1906?
morley minto reforms took place in 1909 . congress opposed because 1.hindus wanted self rule and relaxation which they did not get 2.muslims got seperate electorates which was highly unacceptable for the hindus ...
Asked in Ancient History, Athens, Democracy
Why were the Democratic reforms of Solon more important than the constitutional reforms of Cleisthenes for the common people in Ancient Athens?
Solon's reforms were mainly aimed at ending the social turmoil in oligarchic Athens - getting rid of debt-slavery and absolute aristocratic control. It was a compromise which did not solve the problem of power, and could not last, so the common people supported a tyrant to act on their behalf and enforce their rights. After getting tired of the tyrants, they supported Cleisthenes who established an assembly where the people could actually vote on what they wanted, rather than putting up with what...
Asked in Ancient Greece
What Greek city-state was the beginning of democracy seen in?
Democracy began developing in Athens from 507 BCE under the guidance of Cleisthenes. It took another seventy years to develop to its peak, and Athens then exported the concept to several other cities. ...
Asked in Ancient History, Ancient Greece, Athens
In what year did Athens become a democracy?
It became a limited democracy in 507 BCE under the leadership of Cleisthenes. The oligarchs re-took control during the Persian invasion to organise resistance but democracy was restored in 460 BCE by Ephialtes. It became a radical democracy in 444 BCE under the leadership of Pericles. ...
Asked in Old Testament
Why do scholars use the term Deuteronomic history for Joshua to Kings?
Biblical scholars have established that the books of Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings and 2 Kings were all written largely by the same author. The author has not been identified and, being anonymous is now known simply as the 'Deuteronomist' after the Book of Deuteronomy. The religious reforms that took place under King Josiah, who is believed to have employed the Deuteronomist, are consequently known as the 'Deuteronomic reforms or, more usually, the 'Deuteronomistic reforms'. ...