Persia from Cyrus II to Darius III Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these was NOT a likely factor in the decline of the Persian Empire?

Question 2 2. What modern-day nation was once the center of the Persian Empire?

Question 3 3. Which military commander finally defeated the Persian Empire and incorporated it into his own?

Question 4 4. Who is the founder of the Persian Empire?

Question 5 5. The Persian Empire emerged as a truly international power after the defeat of what city in 539 BCE?

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Question 6 6. The ancient Persian Empire was ruled by what dynasty of kings?

Question 7 7. What ancient military genius eventually destroyed the Persian Empire in the 4th century B.C.?

Question 8 8. Why did Darius I invade Greece?

Question 9 9. _____ was the ruler that defeated other regional powers and truly established the Achaemenids as rulers of the Persian Empire.

Question 10 10. The Persian Empire reached as far east as _____.

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Question 11 11. What was Cyrus' reputation as an emperor?

Question 12 12. What happened to the Achaemenid Empire under Darius I?

Question 13 13. Which of these titles actually belongs to the Achaemenid Empire?

Question 14 14. What was the greatest achievement of Cambyses II?

Question 15 15. Who was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire?

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Question 16 16. Who ended the Persian Empire?

Question 17 17. Name three accomplishments of Darius.

Question 18 18. What did the Persians hold the most dear?

Question 19 19. Name three innovations of Cyrus the Great.

Question 20 20. What is the importance of Salamis?

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Question 21 21. The rise of the Persian Empire came with its victory over what city?

Question 22 22. Who eventually defeated and conquered the Persian Empire?

Question 23 23. Who founded the Persian Empire?

Question 24 24. How did the Persians treat their conquered peoples?

Question 25 25. Ancient Persia was centered around what modern-day nation?

Persia from Cyrus II to Darius III Chapter Exam Instructions

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