Age of Empires II: The Conquerors

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    Song of the Hummingbird, the book describes the story of an indigenous woman named Huitzitzilin who explains her story to a Spanish monk. The Spanish monk finds her story to be fascinating because it is not what he was taught back in Spain. He sympathizes with her and begins to see the conquest through her perspective. She details the events that her people endured at the hands of Cortes and his Spanish conquerors. The text is organized by chapters as Huitzitzilin reiterates her story to Father Benito Lara the Spanish monk. The author proves and supports their argument by providing detailed examples of Huitzitzilin’s story of the events that her people endured at the hands of Cortes and his Spanish conquerors. Overall the book is focused on how much power and the importance of…

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    Great /ɡrāt/ (adjective): Of an extent, amount or intensity considerably above average. Alexander III of Macedonia was considered great because in only thirty two years of his life he accomplished more than almost any other ruler or ancient human. In his lifetime he was the cavalry commander, king, conqueror of the Persian empire, and explorer of the Indian frontier. It is because of these accomplishments that he is known as,” Alexander the Great.” (History.com staff) Alexander the great was…

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    A pattern for future sultans to gain control was set and weak sultans were produced. Chapter 18.3- The Mughal Empire in India Early History of the Mughals: Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni attacked India around 1000. Delhi became the capitol of the Delhi Sultanate, a loose empire left after the attack and ruled by Turkish warlords. It was destroyed in 1398 by Timur the Lame but didn’t rise to power until the 16th century. An 11-year-old boy named Babur proved to be a strong general and founded the…

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    The coin with the impression of Alexander the Great was issued by one of his successors named Lysimachus. Lysimachus was the former general of Alexander the Great. After the death of Alexander, he ruled part of Alexander’s empire in Bulgaria, Northern Greece and Turkey. Lysimachus used the image of Alexander on his coins to represent his own power and stature as Alexander’s successor. In the Roman world, Alexander was not viewed as man but worshipped as god. This is illustrated in the coin which…

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    Aaron Sanchez Mrs. Behan MA Latin 2 4-18-18 Alexander the Great Alexander III of Macedonia or more commonly known as Alexander the Great, was king of Macedonia, hegemon of Greece, and conqueror of the Persian Empire. He was born in July 356 B.C in Pella, Greece. Former king of Macedonia,Philip II of Macedonia, was Alexander the Great’s father. Alexander spent most of his years on an unprecedented military campaign through Asia and northeast Africa. He created one of the largest and most powerful…

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    Wars can be called as military acculturation. They played a significant role in the transmission of military technology from one to others. After the introduction of gunpowder and firearms into the battlefields, they became major elements to empires in order to make real their military and politic goals. Without having cannon, artillery and handgun, these states were vulnerable against enemies since attack and defence were made with firearms. Thus, it can say that the firearms in early modern…

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    Hernan Cortes was a Spanish conqueror and explorer who was recognized for defeating the Aztec empire as well as conquering the land of Mexico and claiming it for Spain. Born in 1485 in his hometown Medellin, Spain, He lived with his father, Martin Cortes, and his mother Catalina Pizarro Altamirano. His guardians were poor members of the lower nobility class. Hernan set sail to the new world at the age of 19.[1]. Cortes conquered the land of Cuba in 1511. In the year of 1518, Velázquez, an…

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    The Ottoman Empire was founded in 1299, and collapsed in 1922. It was one of the long lasting empires in the world from middle ages to modern times. According to Quataert, the Ottoman Empire was a significant non-Western country. The success of the Ottoman Empire in the world began with the Byzantine Empire’s failures because besides other positive things, diversity or multiculturalism and religious tolerance in the Ottoman Empire empowered the Empire, and made the Empire live long. As for the…

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    Alexander The Great Hero

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    legacy. Their choices have a profound impact on their future as well as the future of the people they are leading. Leaders make vital decisions regarding the people they are leading. Alexander the Great is a hero because of his display of leadership when he was young, his power of commanding an army and he spread his empire to the near East and Asia. Alexander was brave in his teenage years. He was loyal and above all he was fearless. He was born to parents King Philip II of Macedon and Queen…

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    to the empire. The sultan’s victorious campaigns brought previously unconquerable territory under Ottoman rule, while he struggled with internal conflicts of rumored betrayals, the deaths of loved ones, and the fear of imminent old age. Selim I, better known as Selim the Grim, was sultan of the Ottoman Empire…

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