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because while the wife was at home then the male could go out and have free time to do anything he wanted. Most of the men would participate in the government to have more time spent on other things besides nothing.

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Q: Why did the government of the male citizens of Athens have time to participate in the government?
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Which people were allowed to participate in the government in Athens?

Adult male citizens.

In ancient Athens all male citizens had the opportunity to participate in the development of the government process and the selection of their leaders This situation is an example of?

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Only adult, male citizens could vote. Foreign residents, women, and non-citizens were excluded.

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