Alexander tortured many of his victims and then he killed them. Another reason why he was a villain because he killed members of his family so that he would become the ultimate successor to the throne. This should never be how a king becomes the ruler of his kingdom, ever. Even though I believe that Alexander the Great is a villain, others may think he was a hero. They may think that because he had conquered so many other nations.
Dylan Miller S. Martinez English IV Peter The Great The rule of Peter The Great, who became the only czar in 1696, he was set apart by a sequence of military, economic, political, and cultural reforms based on Western European copies. Peter The Great, as he becomes known, he leads his country into major conflicts with Persia(Lippincott 1). The Ottoman Empire, and Sweden. In these wars, Russian victories greatly expanded Peters Empire. Peter The Great was considered one of the greatest Czar of all of Russian history, he had many accomplishments like finding St. Petersburg, and The Grand Embassy which helped him become the man he was.
Andrew Jackson caused agony to the Native American people and forced them out of their own land for his benefit. As president it is expected of him to work with the different branches of the government, but because he did not like the way they were running things he created his own side government called the kitchen cabinet. Andrew Jackson did not promote democracy in today's standards because he ignored the rich, killed thousands of Native Americans by forcing them off their land, and he built his own government to please him. Andrew Jackson was so focused on being the hero for the poor, that he forgot that he is also in charge of the well being of the rich. When Andrew Jackson was campaigning for president, his whole campaign was focused on
Intelligence, bravery, and leadership, are all characteristics you look for in a hero, that’s what Alexander the Great is but, is he really great or just a power hungry king.. Alexander the Great was King Philip 's son who took over the world, he became the leader of Macedonia in 336 BCE. He was destined for power and started his strike in Asia Minor, this strike led him to take over most of Europe. Alexander was a great leader that used his intelligence and bravery to take down civilizations. Alexander was an intelligent leader that used his strategies to take over most of Europe in only 11 years, that is including the 3 most significant territories, Egypt, Greece and Persia (DOC A). He was very intelligent because out of all of his territories he took over, only 5 of the territories had a battle with him.
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
Genghis is most noted for conquering the most territory than any other single commander in the history of the world (Biography.com Editors, 2014). Genghis’ grandson, Kublai, also played a large role in the Mongol empire. He continued to expand the Silk Road, introduced paper money, and conquered the Song (Biography.com Editors, 2015). Through his actions, he was able to become the first
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
To some, the Mongols may be barbaric. If you really study them, though, you will see that the Mongols were a perfect balance between being civilized, and barbaric. This, is what I believe is what helped them gain, and maintain power. The Mongols were by far the most powerful people in history, with Genghis Khan being the greatest conqueror to ever live. According to information from many maps, Alexander the great conquered 2,180,000 square miles.
304 BC - 232 BC was the time of the third ruler of the Mauryan Empire, Ashoka. Forming one of the largest empires ever made. Ashoka was ruling like his grandfather did with the population of over 30 million people. But a question still remains: Was Ashoka a ruthless conqueror or an enlightened leader? In the war against the Kalingans Ashoka killed over 100,000 people, but then when he looked back, he thought it was wrong to do violence so he turned and went to being an ascetic, giving money to the poor, helping local communities, making one of the greatest rulers
Undefeated in battle, by the age of thirty Alexander the Great has led his Macedonian army and conquered lands stretching from Greece to northwestern India, creating one of the greatest empires in the ancient west. In the 330’s B.C.E. , Alexander and his army conquered the Persian Empire after several major military campaigns. The conquest began with an initial victory of the battle of Granicus, after which Alexander advanced to Lycia and the Pamphylian plains, then south into Egypt. The army then pushed east again, claiming victory in battles along the way, and finally conquering all of Persia.
He tore through many cities destroying monuments that were important to the various cultures because he had absolutely no respect for other people’s beliefs. In conclusion, it is evident that Alexander is anything but “the Great” because he is selfish, he is ruthless, and he has no respect for other cultures. Alexander killed over a million people, and many into slavery. He destroyed countless buildings of cultural significance, and he did great damage to the various cultures he conquered. Some might say Alexander was great because he expanded Greece or because he was influential, but evidence shows him to be anything but