Alexander achieve a feat as great as they say it to be, he would defeat the ever growing mighty Persian empire. He was the first person to win against Persia since 646 BC when king Ashurbanipal of Assyria raids the Elamite capital (Susa) in Persia. Alexander the Great, III, of Macedon was an important leader and left an inspiring legacy because he was a military genius,a liberator and connector, and an admirable king. Alexander was a genius, showing exquisite knowledge of battle tactics and strategy. In the battle of
The people in charge may have argued that he was too involved and even though he never went through with the plots he deserved death. Since he had no protection from a jury or even his own input he was hung for just being involved. His name was attached to Booth’s and this made him a wanted man. This world is full of sin and corruption. Many times people are not justly judged because of this fallen world.
Alexander III of Macedonia inherited an empire that included the kingdom of Macedonia and the city-states of Greece. He was a very cruel and harsh leader. Almost immediately, Alexander set out to conquer the Persian Empire. He achieved his dream when he was 30 but then died a few years later. Alexander is one of the most famous people in history.
It was for the strange reason that he was cruel, that the poor fellow never killed a man who asked for mercy, or committed a cruel action which he could have prevented.” (White 339) All of these strange feelings contradicting each other inside him cause him to have a lot of problems growing and changing. He is unable to grow as a person for most of the story after due to his own inner struggles, but he does change his mind about and regret many things, like when he killed Gareth and Gaheris, “’You couldn't help it.' 'I could have helped it.' He was in his customary religious misery. 'It was my fault.'"
He then set off and conquered Egypt, the Persian Empire, and won a hard battle against India before his troops forced him to return home. Alexander then died at the age of 32. Most people see Alexander as Great because he conquered a lot of land, built a massive empire, and was a military genius, but Alexander was not so great. Alexander the Great did not deserve his title as Great because he gained his power by fear, killed innocent
The battle of Waterloo has been described by some as "the birth of modern Europe" (Wooten). It lead to the downfall of Napoleon, "the mind that had tested the major powers of Europe" (Wooten) and his French revolutionary army a standoff. One which cost the lives of thousands of British, Prussian and French soldiers. Although the Waterloo Campaign and the battle played out over a couple of days, remembered as one of the greatest battles of the 19th century in Europe. The events before the Waterloo campaign are intriguing as they display how charismatic and persuasive leader Napoleon was.
Humanities Draft Introduction: Richard 1st was one of the many monarchs of medieval Europe. He earned his name Richard the Lionheart during the third crusade where he fought Saladin to conquer Jerusalim. He was liked by his country because he fought in many battles for them. Body 1: Who, When: Firstly, Richard, son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, was born on the 8th of September 1157 in Oxford. He reigned in Britain for 10 years between 1188 and 1198 and fought in 4 battles during that time.
Caesar was born on the 12 or 13 of July, 100 B.C.. His Parents, Gaius and Aurelia Caesar, were already a politically important family, because they belonged to the Marian faction. When he was nineteen, Caesar went off to war, and due to his political status, he started at a higher position than an average soldier. When he was 49 he decided to leave the army, he went to Spain to further his education. While in Spain, he studied rhetoric, which helped him with public speaking. His ability of speaking made him illustrious.
“Alexander was born in 356 BCE” (McGill). “He was born in Pella, Macedonia” (McGill). He was the son of Philip II and Olympias (McGill). “When Alexander was little he stayed home with Olympias while Philip II led raids on other cities and territories” (McGill). “From age thirteen to sixteen he was taught by Aristotle” (McGill).
Thomas Jefferson was quite an interesting fellow. You may already know some general facts about him. He is one of the founding fathers of the United States. He is also one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Along with dealing with politics and the American Revolution, Thomas Jefferson was also famous for his inventions.