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Greek Civilizations
  • Chapter 5.3

2
  • Where is Macedonia?
  • It is north of Greece

3
  • Who was the king of Macedonia and the father of
    Alexander the Great?
  • Philip II

4
  • Why did Philip II want to go to war?
  • He wanted to make his kingdom strong enough to
    defeat the might Persian Empire.

5
  • What ways did Philip II take over the city-
    states?
  • He took some over by force and he bribed the
    leaders of others to surrender.

6
  • What was the name of the battle where the
    Macedonians crushed the Greek allies?
  • The Battle of Chaeronea

7
  • How old was Alexander the Great when he took over
    his fathers empire?
  • 20 years old

8
  • How did Philip II die?
  • He was murdered.

9
  • What were the 2 places that Alexander conquered
    first?
  • Syria and Egypt

10
  • Why was the city of Alexandria important?
  • It was built by Alexander the Great and was the
    center of business and trade.

11
  • What is the city of Alexandria know for today?
  • It is one of the most important cities in the
    ancient world.

12
  • What did Alexander do on his journey home from
    battle that was so extraordinary?
  • He dumped out a helmet full of water when his
    soldiers were dying of thirst.

13
  • How did Alexander inspire many armies today?
  • He inspired the armies to march into unknown
    lands and risk their lives in difficult
    situations.

14
  • What was the key to Alexanders success?
  • His childhood education

15
  • What term means what a person leaves behind when
    he or she dies?
  • Legacy

16
  • What do you call a time when the Greek language
    and Greek ideas spread to the non-Greek people of
    Southwest Asia?
  • The Hellenistic Era

17
  • How did Alexander die?
  • He got sick with a fever and died.

18
  • How did Alexanders empire fall apart?
  • His generals fought one another for power and
    ended up breaking the empire into four different
    ones.
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