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SAT® Subject Test in World History

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Pericles and Athenian Democracy

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Here each individual is interested not only in his own affairs but in the affairs of the state as well...we do not say that a man who takes no interest in politics is a man who minds his own business; we say that he has no business here at all.

This excerpt from A Funeral Oration by Pericles emphasizes which aspect of Athenian democracy?

A

All are equal under the law.

B

Active civic participation of all citizens.

C

The importance of human reason.

D

The right to trial by jury.

E

The use of rhetoric in the political process.