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Greece Vocab.9-1

Persian War

TermDefinition
Calvary A unit of soldiers who ride horses
Cyrus the Great Leader that marked the beginning of the Persian Empire, Allowed citizens to keep their own religion/customs, Created the largest empire the world had ever seen at that point
Darius I Young prince that claims the throne and kills all his rivals for power, Worked to restore order Improved Persian society.
Immortals 10,000 soldiers chosen for their bravery and skill in the Persian Army
opportunity cost A benefit, profit, or value of something that must be given up to acquire or achieve something else.
Cost Benefit Analysis A process by which a person, business or leader of a country will analyze decisions. The benefits of a given situation or possible action are summed up and then the costs associated with taking that action are subtracted.
Persepolis New Persian capital built by Darius I
Persian War Series of wars between Persia and Greece
Xerxes leader of Persia during the 2nd Persian War, also known as Xerxes the Great, was the fourth of the king of the kings, son of Darius
Promote to help or encourage to exist or flourish
Impede to slow movement or progress by means of obstacles or to hinder.
Created by: lyndyz