Age of Empires II: The Conquerors

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  • Huitzilison's Song Of The Hummingbird By Graciela Limon

    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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  • Alexander The Great: Alexander III Of Macedonia

    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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  • The Mughal Empire: Nomads Of The Asian Steppe

    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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  • Disadvantages Of Gunpowder Weapons

    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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  • Diversity In The Ottoman Empire

    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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  • Suleiman I: The Perfector Of The Perfect Number

    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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  • Similarities Between Caesar And Alexander The Great

    Like Alexander the Great Julius Caesar was a conqueror. Caesar invaded the ancient state of Gaul, which is modern day France. Later Caesar took power of Rome with two other men, Crassus and Pompey. Eventually Caesar took total control and was eventually even offered Emperorship of Rome by the Senate because he was such a good leader, but Caesar declined . Caesar was not interested in total power but wanted to better the Roman people. Now that there is a little back-story of each of these men it…

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  • Why Is Alexander The Great Rise To Power

    Alexander III of Macedon, commonly known as Alexander the Great was the king of Ancient Greek he was born to parents King Philip II and Queen Olympia. The purpose of my paper will be to prove that Alexander had a great rise to power and also a fall because of his obsession for power. Alexander the Great was a Conqueror who when in front of flatterers and spectators was compared to Gods. He acquired his power through conquest he himself boasted as being greater than those of his father.…

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  • Alexander The Great: Who Was Alexander The Great?

    There are many people throughout history that were given the title “Great”. Alexander the Great is one of those people; in fact, his name is so popular it’s practically a household name. Was Alexander of Macedonia really “great” like everyone says he is? I say, yes, he was Alexander the Great. During his time as King, Alexander led many conquests. His father, Philip II of Macedonia had dreams of conquering the Persian Empire which was the largest empire at the time. When Philip was murdered in…

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  • Comparison Between Alexander And The Greatness Of Alexander's Conquest

    kingdom of Macedonia had been strengthening to become a force to overcome the Greek city states. Macedonia was under the control of King Philip II. Philip now reigned over all of Greece. He requited the Greeks to join his empire and his plan to take over and invade the Persian Empire. Before King Philip could begin his invasion of Asia, he was assassinated. Referring to the information provided by Harrap, “Philip, now master of the Greek mainland, was appointed general of the Greeks for an…

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