Alexander The Great One of the biggest empires the world has ever seen was ruled by Alexander the Great. He ruled the Greek Empire from 334 BCE- 323 BCE (Doc A). His empire was so big he founded over 70 cities and it was about 2,200,000 square miles (Doc E). But was he that great? Of course because he had many remarkable achievements, he also had great leadership, and he had very good intelligence.
Alexander killed an estimated of 100,000 enemy soldiers, and innocent civilians throughout his rein. (Doc. E). He killed all these people just because he wanted more land to gain more power. Most of these people did nothing to Alexander and had no affect on his life except they were an obstacle in the way of him gaining more power.
Alexander is one of the most famous people in history. He was born in 356 BCE, more than 300 years before Jesus of Nazareth. First Alexander should not be considered great because he killed many innocent people and he had a huge ego and he conquered everything in his way. Document A is an example of this because it talks about his route and how many cities he went through and destroyed everything and everyone in his path. This makes Alexander not great because those people didn't harm or hurt him in any way.
He overcame his rough childhood and became one of the most powerful leaders of all time. Without this man, the colonies would never be as successful as the were. He created the basis of our federal government and became our first President. Therefore, George Washington deserves to be in the Revolutionary Hall of Fame for his determination to fight, giving our military more strength, and the many great decisions he made in office. First, Washington has been determined his whole life.
For all we know we might have been looking up to a king if it was not for him. This goes to show many of the things he did in the past and the things he did that shaped today that he did not know of or even knew would still be around has had a shape on the United States. These millstones in his time have been tremendous accomplishments in our time. This giving us Life Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness for years to come. All from the foundation he set for us while he was president.
In conclusion, 100,000 people were killed because there was no medicine or food. Countless individuals have been murdered for the greater good of Asoka’s kingdom and that is something that is selfish and pitiful. Many territories have been overpowered by the likes of Asoka for a good outcome. Kalinga was overpowered and it intercepted the routes from the Ganges Valley. This territory was also a powerful maritime area and it
Along his path to greatness, he established many garrison towns, which is a town for soldiers where they protect and secure an area. (Background). Did Alexander achieve greatness? Alexander deserves to be called "the great" because he had many remarkable achievements, they showed leadership, creativity, and intelligence, and influenced culture in many different areas. Alexander the Great was a man who achieved a lot in the time he has lived.
He showed leadership when he stopped his men from eating Lotus fruit, which was not good for them. He also shows strength when Antinous throws a chair at his back, but he was not fazed. Lastly, he shows off his strategic qualities by lying to the Cyclops about his boat being destroyed, so the Cyclops could not harm it. While heroes are made to make sacrifices and take risks, Odysseus fulfills his expectations as a great
George Washington was one of these great heroes whose actions had a great impact on people for years. His great leadership and wisdom led to the formation of one of the greatest countries in the world. This country is known as the land of opportunity and gives everyone equal rights and opportunity. If not for George Washington the Unites States may have never been formed many great breakthroughs for society may have never happened. In conclusion, George Washington was a great hero whose great actions still affect the world to this
Additionally, he let his men violate the Arawak women. All of these awful deeds Columbus did lead the Indians to suicide themselves with cassava poison. The Arawak population drastically decreased until there was none of the original Arawaks or their descendants left on the island. Columbus was not only cruel to the Indians, but also to his crewmen. He ignored their cries of hunger and sickness and pushed them to work.