Ionian citizens attempt to get rid of their Persian rulers. They ask the Greek city-states for help. The Persian ruler Darius is not amused. He want to punish the Greek people.
Battle of Salamis
The Persian invade Greece by land and decide to attack Athens by sea. After most of the Persians have left on boats,the Greeks attack the remaining Persians and win! A Greek sets off running for Athens to share the news. The victory gave Greece a lot of confedence.
We've invaded Greece
300 Spartans head off the Persian army on a small strip of land called Thermopylae.
The Greeks have tricked the Persians to sail into a narrow pass between an island and Athens. The Persian ships are too large and the Greeks in their ligher,faster ships defeat them. Xerxes retrets back to Asia Asia and the Persian Wars were over.