• Ancient India: Civilizations
    Alexander’s death in 323 B.C. most Macedonians returned home by 316 B.C. As Alexander advanced his empire east, he defeated many fierce tribes in north-west India, thereby strengthening trade routes to the Mediterranean. In 305 BC, Seleucus Nicator returned to rule over the Punjab region and the...
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  • Ancient India
    currency. P3: Many Indians adapted to Aramaic script, used in Persia, and they began recording epics and other literary works, just as other people in India did with Brahmi script. P4: Alexander the Great led his Macedonian and Greek troops into Persia, and the Indus Valley, conquering Punjab...
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  • Alexander Iii Summary 2
    his father once envisioned. The Persian invasion began in 334 BC as Alexander, along with an estimated 37,000 men and 5,000 cavalry, crossed into Asia Minor. The first victory for Alexander was at the Battle of the Granicus River, located near the city of Troy. Suffering only a small casualty of...
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  • 19th Century Events
    seem much more likely. Learn about the 1850s. 1860-1870 The United States was torn by the Civil War, President Lincoln was assassinated, novelist Benjamin Disraeli became Britain's prime minister, John Muir arrived in Yosemite Valley, and hero of the Civil War Ulysses S. Grant became president...
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  • Notes
    Athenian democrats b. Didn’t expand as much as they wanted him to D. Peloponnesian War 1. Kings from Macedonia conquered the cities 2. Phillip 11 of Macedon won battle 3. Son, Alexander, took over a. Alexander expanded empire to India and Egypt b. Empire lasted only 13 years b/c Alexander died at...
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  • The Hump Operation
    . During the monsoon season, it was raining days and nights. When it was not raining, the temperature and humidity became extremely high. Col. Edward H. Alexander, commander of the India-China Wing, reported, "Except on rainy days, maintenance work cannot be accomplished because shade temperatures of from...
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  • Alexander the Great 13
    book that Alexander carried with him to India. It has also been said that Alexander looked up to him like a father. One point that the two differed on was the status of foreigners. Aristotle saw them as barbarians, like what most Greeks thought of the outside world, while Alexander tried to merge...
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  • Western Civilization Notes
    get into India they tell Alexander that they want to go back home. In 326 he begins to come back to Alexandria. But when he is in Babylon he ends up dying. Nobody knows exactly why he dies. There are three theories. In 323 bc he dies, and there is no one really to take over. He's only 33 when he...
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  • Medicince
    the declaration of ‘breaking camp’ for the challenging invasion of India. The march to India seems to make Alexander nervous and also impatient. He has decided to march six weeks before the planned time which Perdiccas considers as madness because it would be snowing in the Himalayas and even the...
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  • Timeline
    the campaigns of Sargon's grandson, the Akkadian King Naram-Suen. * 2193 BC - Gutian invasion destroys Akkadian empire. * 2116 BC - 2110 BC - Utchengal's reign over Sumerianand Akkadian cities. * c. 2083 BC - c. 2050 BC - The Dark Age of Mesopotamia. * c. 2083 BC - Fall of Akkad to...
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  • Mughal Emperors
    invasions had been launched into India, including by Alexander the Great, Chengiz Khan the Mongol nomad, Nader Shah the Persian king, and Mahmud Ghazni and Ahmad Shah Abdali the Afghans. Ranjit Singh wrested Kashmir from Afghan rule after the Afghans backtracked on fulfilling their part of the...
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  • Columbus
    Empire.i[›] The Macedonian Empire now stretched from the Adriatic Seato the Indus River. Following his desire to reach the "ends of the world and the Great Outer Sea", he invaded India in 326 BC, but was eventually forced to turn back by the near-mutiny of his troops. Alexander died in Babylon in 323 BC...
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  • French Revolution Take Home Test
    didn't have the resources to attempt an invasion of the United Kingdom or to defeat the Royal Navy at sea. * His one attempt to do so ended with defeat at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. Napoleon resorted instead to economic warfare. * As a result of the Industrial Revolution, Great Britain...
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  • Fall Final Exam Whap Review
    ) Social structures (classes, position of women) g) ?- invasions, arrival of Aryans Maurya India a) Aryans- developed origins of Hinduism in the Vedas (epics) Founded by Chandragupta Maurya who unified small kingdoms Ashoka Maurya led empire to greatest heights b) Indus and Ganges...
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  • Alexander
    India. Shown are some of the key moments of Alexander's youth, his invasion of the mighty Persian Empire and his death. It also outlines his early life, including his difficult relationship with his father Philip II of Macedon, his strained feeling towards his mother Olympias, the unification of...
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  • International Relation
    and regulation. It’s rigid. Mondialisation : Is the reverse, lack of control about international trade. 70’s : 700 multinational 21’s : 65 000 (300 000 sièges) Wall mart represent 10% of all chinese imports in USA. 80% of catalog of wall mart is from china. =>It ‘s a form of...
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  • Ap World Notes
    - No solid political system - While China rose to power they did not believe in a certain god while India believed in many gods. - Male dominated society, women had virtually no rights Mauryan/Gupta India Political – Caste System, Regionalism + diversity, Ashoka (grandson of Chandra Gupta...
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  • Mauryan/Gupta India vs. Imperial Rome Methods of Political Control
    factors were present affecting the similarities and differences between the two. To begin, unity was difficult in India due to its geography which created a separation of sorts. However, it did make it more open to outside influences such as the Aryans and Alexander the Great of Macedon. Rome...
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  • Ancient Indian Civilization History
    the Indo-Europeans, entered India, a civilization already had started there. The Vedic poets spoke of a race of black skins that resisted the advance of the Aryans (ca, 1200 B.C.). There is also mention of invasions by other Aryan tribes and of struggles among these kindred peoples, who apparently...
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  • World Civilizations Assign 02
    inheriting a strong kingdom and experienced army from his father, he was also awarded the generalship of Greece. But what was really important to Alexander was pursuing his father's dream; the invasion of the Persian Empire. In 334 B.C.E., outfitted with an army of 37,000 men, he invaded the...
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