The Impact of Climate Change on Biodiversity
The world's ecosystems are currently facing the biggest challenge in history with the ongoing effects of climate change. The rising temperatures and unpredictable weather patterns have drastically affected the flora and fauna of the
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Slide1People of PersiaLived in what is not today Southwestern Iran.
Slide2Cyrus the Great• Managed to unite the Persians into a powerful kingdom, larger than any yet seen in the world.
Slide3Land Conquered by Persians• Northern Mesopotamia • Asia Minor • Syria • Canaan • Egypt • Western India • Thra ce
Slide4Connecting Persia• Made mile or roads from Asia Minor to Susa (the Persian Capital)
Slide5Persian Government• Ruler Darius • Divided the empire into 20 provinces called Satrapies. • Each province ruled by a SATRAP (protector of the kingdom) • SATRAP acted as a tax colector, judge, chief of police, and head recruiter for the Persian Army.
Slide6Soldiers in Persia• Paid to be year round soldiers. • 10,000 of them who guarded the king. • Called immortals because when a member died, he was immediately replaced.
Slide7Persian Religion• Zoroastrianism Believed in one God (monotheism) Taught humans had freedom to choose right from wrong.
Slide8Battle of Marathon• 20,000 Persian soldiers landed on the plain of marathon very close to Athens • Athenians only had 10,000 soldiers. • Athenians stood on the hill looking at the valley of Persians soldiers.
Slide9Persian Commanders mistake• Boarded the horsemen and Calvary first, the strongest part of the Persian army • The Athenian’s attacked when the foot soldiers were in the water waiting to get in the boat. • They were easily defeated.
Slide10Legend of Pheidippides• Runner that raced from Marathon to Athens to announce victory. It was nearly 25 miles. He collapsed and his only word was victory. Marathon races were named after this bc they are just over 26 miles.
Slide11Xerxes• Darius’s son • Launched new invasion • Sent 180,000 troops • Thousands of war ships
Slide12King Leonidasand Themistocles • Leonidas (Spartan Leader) • Themistocles (Athens Leader) • Joined forces • Blocked the Persians at Thermopylae • Traitor gave a mountain route and Persians attacked from behind. • Greeks lost at Thermopylae
Slide13Greek Fleet of Ships• Faster, smaller, easier to steer. • Attacked the persians at the strait of Salamis. • Destroyed almost the entire Persian fleet
Slide14Persians burn Athens• Made all Greeks unite • Greeks made the Persians retreat to Asia Minor
Slide15Fall of the Persian Empire• New Rulers raised taxes • Kings spent riches on luxuries for royal court • Cause anger and rebellion • 6 of the 9 rulers after Darius were murdered. • ALEXANDER THE GREAT invaded the empire, and ruled over all the Persian Empire.