Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great
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  • Hello my name is Alexander the Great, I live in Greece. I will show you what happen when I was a king and what I did that made people like me. 
  • There he fought a number of bloody battles. His soldiers were tired of constant fighting and refused to go farther. Alexander agreed to lead them home.On the return march, the troops crossed a desert in what is now southern Iran. Heat and thirst killed thousands of soldiers. At one point, a group of soldiers found a little water and scooped it up in a helmet. They offered the water to Alexander.Alexander was a great general who feared nothing. He rode into battle ahead of his soldiers and marched into unknown lands. The key to Alexander's courage may have been his early education.Alexander's armies extended Greek rule over a vast region. They spread Greek language, ideas, art, and architecture throughout Southwest Asia and Egypt.The Hellenistic Era refers to when Greek culture spread to the non-Greek peoples that Alexander had conquered.
  • RIP Dad, I'm only 20 years old and i'm going to be rule, but I can do this when I was 16 and I help serving as a commander in the Macedonian army. So it was easy for Alexander to gain the army respect the army admired him for his bravery and military skills. After Alexander dad died he was ready to fulfil his father dreams and he was going to invade persian empire. 
  • I have 40,000 Macedonian and Greek soldiers into Asia Minor. Their goal was to defeat one of the strongest armies in the world which is the Persians. Alexander soldiers  was on horseback, so it look like they have a stronger force. They fought a battle at Granicus, in what is today northwestern Turkey. In that battle, Alexander's cavalry crushed the Persian forces. Alexander's forces continued to march across Asia Minor. They freed Greek city-states that had been under Persian rule.
  • Let go and start some war and fulfil my father dream. 
  • A year and a half later, in November 333 b.c. Alexander fought the next major battle against the Persians at Issus, in Syria. Once again, Alexander's military skills resulted in a victory. The Persian king Darius III was forced to flee from Issus.In early 331 b.c. they conquered Egypt. Alexander built a new city in Egypt and named it Alexandria after himself. As a center of business and trade, Alexandria became one of the most important cities of the ancient world. It remains a vital city in the Mediterranean region today. Alexander's army smashed Darius's forces at Gaugamela, near the Tigris River. After this victory, Alexander's army took over the rest of the Persian Empire.  After he conquered Persia, Alexander did not stop
  • WATER!!!!!!!!!!
  • Alexander planned to unite Macedonians, Greeks, Egyptians, and Asians in his new empire. His dream of creating one great empire, however, didn't last. After Alexander died, his generals divided the empire into four separate kingdoms. These kingdoms were Macedonia, Pergamum , Egypt, and the Seleucid Empire. Alexander's death included alcoholic liver disease, fever, and strychnine poisoning, but little data support those versions. 
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