The Persian War

The Persian War

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  • Battle of Marathon
  • Where have you Greeks been because we have been waiting for 3 days to have a battle with you and you never showed up!
  • That is what we wanted you to think. Secretly my army and I created a battle plan to bombard you Persians to catch you off guard and attack!
  • The Persians revolt against Greece
  • Sir Yes Sir!!
  • I'm furious , how could we let the Greeks defeat us like that. We need to attack them. I am going to send all of my 200,00 troops to invade Greece. 
  • Greece plotting against Persia
  • My men, you need to get the word out to all of my 7,000 soldiers that we need to cut of Persia's army supplies in the river to keep them from reaching Athens!
  • King Darius ordered his military men to Marathon to eliminate the Greeks. The Greeks ended up never coming. The Persians later decided to pack up their ship and leave after waiting for 3 days. Little did the Persian military know , the Greeks were attacking to catch them off-guard. The Athenians ended up winning.
  • Battle of Thermopylae
  • Ahhh!!!Stop Attacking Us. Where did you guys come from?!!
  • The Persians got angry because of the invasion from the Greeks . Then, King Xerxes decided to invade Greece as well as send 200,000 of his troops. The Greek city states banded together to be able to stand a chance against Persia. Finally, Themistocles of Athens called in his navy to make a battle plan of action.
  • Battle of Salamis
  • SINKKK!! Ha we defeated you!!
  • King Leonidas of Sparta ordered his 7,000 soldiers to fight in Battle of Thermopylae. The Spartans attempted to stop Persia's army supplies from reaching them in the river and to stop the Persians from reaching Athens.
  • Battle of Plataea
  • Let's just stop fighting and be at peace once and for all! Okay??
  • The Persians ended up defeating the Spartans at Thermopylae. They won because a traitor gave the coordinates of the Greeks. King Leonidas chose his best 300 men to fight to the end.  Grievously, the Persians won Battle  of Thermopylae.
  • They are over there!!! SHHH
  • Themistocles of Athens came up with a plan to attack Persia's ships. The Athenians led  the Persian's ships into a strait where they could not move their big ships around. Luckily for the Athenians were small enough to fit through. At this time the Greeks had defeated the Persians and sank 300 of their ships.
  •  The Greeks and Persians fought one more time called Battle of Plataea. They had over 100,000 on each side but the Greeks still defeated  the Persian Army. The Persians could not ever control any city states now . Ultimately, both Persia and Greece made amends with each other and they established peace with each other. The Persian empire weakened and later died down.
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