How did Alexander the Great build a huge empire?
He battled and conquered lands moving Eastward up to India
What happened to Alexander's empire after his death?
the empire disintegrated
Philip of Macedonia (Phillip II)
King of Macedonia and Father of Alexander the Great
King of Macedonia in northern Greece. Between 334 and 323 B.C.E. he conquered the Persian Empire, reached the Indus Valley, founded many Greek-style cities, and spread Greek culture across the Middle East. Later known as Alexander the Great. (p. 136)
Battle of Chaeronea
Phillip II beat Athens and Thebes and as a result he brought all of Greece under his control
When did Philip II gain the throne of Macedonia
What were Philip's goals
to conquer prosperous city-states to the South
After the Battle of Chaeronea who did Philip plan to conquer next
the Persian Empire, but he did not succeed because he was assassinated
How did Alexander the Great become King of Macedonia?
His father, Phillip II was assassinated
How old was Alexander when he became king and how old was Alexander and how did he die
20 years old, 32 years old of fever
How large was the Persian Empire in 334BC and who was the leader at this time
2,000 square miles, Darius III
Why didn't Alexander the Great move farther East than India
his tired soldiers refused to campaign any farther