A Path to Greatness: Alexander the Great Research Paper by marinedave

A Path to Greatness: Alexander the Great
The conquests and strategies of Alexander the Great after the fall of Sparta and Athens at the end of the Peloponnesian Wars.
# 3849 | 1,500 words | 5 sources | 2002 | US
Published on Feb 13, 2003 in History (Greek and Roman) , History (Leaders) , Political Science (General)

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This paper deals with the politics and reasons of Alexander the Greats? conquests. The author covers the effects on the conquered population, major clashes and military structuring during his conquests.

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"With the conclusion of the Peloponnesian War, Greek city-states never forgot that they were Greeks. But the Spartans, Athenians Thebans, and others were weakened to the point where Phillip II of Macedonia could influence them from the north. In the wake of their brutal civil war between the Greeks, their fierce, contentious independence made the Macedonian?s the unlikely conqueror to the Greeks, who were caught off guard. Phillip II set himself up as a protector of Greece . He had formed the cities into a league that in light of the Greek?s disregard for conquest. This action served to help Phillip II?s son Alexander to put together the biggest empire yet."

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