How Did Leonidas Become King?


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Leonidas was a Greek king of which city-state?

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1. How did the succession crisis of the 6th century begin?

2. Where did Leonidas fall in the line of succession?

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Working through the quiz and worksheet gives you the chance to assess your knowledge of Leonidas becoming king. The city-state that Leonidas was king of and how the succession crisis of the 6th century began are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on:

  • How one of Leonidas' older brothers was removed from power
  • Where Leonidas fell in line of succession
  • The city-state that Leonidas resided over
  • Last thing Leonidas did to secure the throne

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on how Leonidas became king
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how the succession crisis of the 6th century began
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Leonidas' rise to kingdom

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