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Ancient Civilization: Conquest

Ancient civilizations, such as the Greeks and Romans, waged war against their neighbors in an effort to gain access to resources, territory, power, and glory. These conflicts were often spearheaded by some of the fiercest leaders in history, like Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, and Genghis Kahn. Though each warrior had different motives for their actions, they were each effective leaders who held or contributed to the growth of vast empires.

Explore this collection to learn how the contemporary world was shaped by the conquests of ancient civilizations.

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5, 6, 7, 8

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Anthropology, Sociology, Social Studies, Ancient Civilizations

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