Peloponnesian War and Thucydides


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The Peloponnesian war started because _____.

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1. The source of ancient Athens' strength and wealth was its _____.

2. Pericles' plan for winning the Peloponnesian War was to _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Peloponnesian War was a lengthy conflict between Athens and Sparta. These assessments focus on testing historical events and figures in this war.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can expect to encounter questions about:

  • The causes of the Peloponnesian War
  • Pericles' plan to win the Peloponnesian War
  • Alcibiades
  • Athen's source of military might and wealth

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about the causes of the Peloponnesian War from the related history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Athens and the source of its strength
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Pericles' plan to win the Peloponnesian War

Additional Learning

Through the lesson titled Peloponnesian War and Thucydides, you can learn more about this conflict. By the end of the lesson, you will have a good understanding of these objectives:

  • Know who Thucydides is
  • Name the conflicts between Sparta and Athens which led to war
  • Compare and contrast Pericles and Alcibiades