Pericles, the Delian League, and the Athenian Golden Age


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The Delian League was formed to _____.

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1. Athens' allies became its subjects when _____.

2. Why did Sparta refuse to participate in the Delian League?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Pericles ushered in the Golden Age of Athens, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge of his rule. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of historical events and figures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments focus on the following:

  • Purpose of the Delian League
  • Athenian allies
  • Pericles' promotion of democracy
  • Athenian Navy

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Western civilization lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as the Delian League
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Golden Age of Athens
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the origin a quotation from the era

Additional Learning

To learn more about history, review the accompanying lesson titled Pericles, the Delian League, and the Athenian Golden Age. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the history of Athen's Golden Age
  • Understand the formation of the Delian League and the causes of the Peloponnesian War
  • Learn about the leadership and accomplishments of Pericles