Can you believe it?! Those selfish Athenians are using OUR money for THEIR empire!
The causes of the Pelopenisian war where that Athens wasn't following there deal in the Delian league and where using the money for themselves! Some city-states feared that Athens was becoming too powerful, especially with there new leader Pericles who had turned Athens into a naval empire! Athens became overpopulated and Athenians began to move into near city-states which caused fear that they will be conquered by Athens!
Because of this many city-states wanted to break free from the Delian League but they were punished by Pericles if they tried to break free. Sparta decided to start a league to stand up to Athens with the other city-states called the