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  • The Mongol Empire and the Persian Empire

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    also by how well they spread and influence other nations. The Mongol and Achaemenid (Early Persian) empire are two empires that held a significant amount of power during their time period. There were many different religions practiced in the civilizations, and the practice and tolerance of religion is an important aspect to the power of a nation. The Mongol empire and the Achaemenid empire are two empires that are considerably different in regards to their belief systems that were practiced and the motivation

  • The People’s Empire: The German Empire

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    The People’s Empire In an era riddled with unrest, massive expansion, technological advances and widespread migration of people, the German Empire remains the quintessence of it. An empire of unparalleled impact, even today we are discovering more and more information about this empire. The German Empire was officially created in 1871 after the defeat of the French in the Franco-Prussian War. The unification of the German people created an environment that allowed for the rapid development and rise

  • The Misian Empire: The Persian Empire

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    The Persian Empire was created in 546 BCE by Cyrus the Great after he defeated and conquered Media and Lydias. The Persian Empire is a very diverse empire with the official language of Farsi Fars. With such a huge empire, they had to know how to control their people so that there is not a revolution. There were two ideas to control the people; the empire could keep them (the people) weak. This will lead to the people not having enough resources, which will make the civilians desperate and can trigger

  • The Roman Empire: The Byzantine Empire

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    The Byzantine Empire Byzantium was an ancient Greek colony founded by a man named Byzas. This colony’s basic purpose was to serve as a trade point between Europe and Asia Minor. A man named Constantine was looking for a site to make a new Roman capital. What attracted Constantine to this place was the fact that he could control land and sea routes between Asia and Europe. Since the sea bordered the city on three sides, only one defense was required to enclose the city and it was done with a wall

  • The Rise Of Empires: The Rise Of Empires

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    Rise of Empires SHARON ELLIS World Civilization I/ HIS 103 INSTRUCTOR: Tryna Lyons February 1, 2014 Empires 2 All great empires start with a strong leader, but first there has to be a civilization to lead. When man moved from the hunter-gathering stage to an agricultural society early civilizations began to grow. As the food supplies increased, greater efficiencies allowed individual to pursue other skills creating different professions

  • The Three Empires Of The Old Babylonian Empire, And Roman Empire

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    In the ancient world there were many kingdoms and empires. There were many obstacles when it came to unifying an empire, whether it be from sheer size to religious differences, it was the empires duty to find a way to unify its people. Three empires that stood out were the Old Babylonian Empire, the Achaemenid Persian Empire, and the Roman Empire. Each empire had their flaws, but they also had something unique to offer. The Roman Empire understood just what it meant to unify its people and made

  • The Ottoman Empire And The Decline Of The Ottoman Empire

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    Discrimination is a major cause of these violations especially in the Ottoman Empire when Turkish nationalism began to rise. In the 1900s, the Ottoman Empire believed that the multi-ethnicity of their empire was the reason for the decline; so, they worked to eliminate the Armenians in their empire due to their non-Turkish background, religious beliefs, and greater economic success. During the 1900s the Ottoman Empire was in decline and losing territories in other parts of the world. In response

  • The Byzantine Empire: The Fall Of The Western Empire

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    The Roman Empire hit its height around the year 117 AD, where it was over five million plus square Kilometers. Soon the Roman Empire would be ravaged by disease and poverty. To cope with this the Empire would split into two in able to cope with the rising trouble. This would create the Eastern and Western Empires. In 476 AD the last emperor of the Western Empire was overthrown by Germanic leaders. This led to the collapse of the western Empire. So why did the Eastern thrive while the Western fell

  • The Mussulman Empire: The Rise Of The Ottoman Empire

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    century sparked the growth of two highly militant empires. The Habsburgs, hailing mostly from the Iberian Peninsula, fully began to rise when Charles V inherited Spain, American territories, western Mediterranean territories, and Austria from his parents. The Ottoman Empire had its humble beginnings as a nomadic group; however, it later became a force to be reckoned with upon the capture of Constantinople (now Istanbul). Since these two emerging empires were in close proximity, military dominance was

  • The Roman Empire And The Fall Of The Byzantine Empire

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    While the western half of the divided Roman Empire collapsed from foreign invaders, the surviving eastern side thrived and excelled way longer in the city of Constantinople. Influenced by external Greek and Latin civilizations, the Eastern Roman Empire transformed all aspects of their culture including government structure. Once a new capital was established by Emperor Constantine I, the empire slowly gained power and flourished into a strong civilization overtime. The foreign effects of many countries