Ancient Sparta: Economy & Trade

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The Spartan economy was primarily based on _____.

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1. What did the Spartans use as their main form of currency?

2. What was the difference between helots and perioikoi?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will gauge your knowledge of Spartan economics, including the role slavery played in their economy. The quiz consists of five short multiple-choice questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following:

  • What the Spartan economy was based on
  • Main form of currency Spartans used
  • Difference between helots and perioikoi
  • What slavery meant in ancient Sparta
  • What perioikoi did in Spartan civilization

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Spartan economics
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about perioikoi and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the form of currency Spartans used

Additional Learning

Learn even more about this topic with the lesson titled Ancient Sparta: Economy & Trade. Here are a few examples of what's included in the lesson:

  • Sparta as a military state
  • Production and trade in Sparta
  • Spartan isolationism and distrust
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