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Ancient Greece: The road to Democracy Democracy Autocracy Oligarchy Aristocracy Monarchy Pericles: The father of democracy •He was able to address the Athenians meeting in their Assembly on matters he deemed important, and to persuade them toward policies of his own devising. •The two most noteworthy results were the so- called “Periclean Building Program”, which produced the monumental architecture we see today on the Athenian Acropolis, and the expansion of Athenian imperialism.