Alexander The Great Rocks The World By: Vicky Alvear Shecter Illustrated by: Terry Naughton Victoria Banos April 22, 2017

wHO: Alexander's dad was a king. When he was SIXTEEN, alexander ran his dad's business: ruling macedonia and leading a greek army. He defeated some rebels, took over the city, and named alexandropolis. bY THE TIME HE WAS TWENTY, ALEXANDER WAS GENERAL OF HIS DAD'S ARMY. tWO YEARS LATER, HE WAS KING AND RULED ALL OF ANCIENT GREECE. bY TWENTY-FIVE, THE YOUNG MAN THOUGHT WAS PART OF gOD. hE CONQUERED ANCIENT PERSIA AND EGYPT AND UNITED MANY CULTURES WITH ONE RULER, ONE LANGUAGE, AND ONE CURRENCY, YET THIS gREEK king allowed many religions . He was more than two thousand years ahead of his time. by thirty-two he was king of the world.

Alexander the Great

What: The topic of my book is about how Alexander the great ruled the world, and the time period of how he grew up, and then started to rule the world. It has to do with him becoming the ruler of the world after his father. it is used for learning about Alexander the great and after periods of time he becomes ruler of the world.

Picture of what my topic is about

Where: This was in Ancient Greece because in the book that I read it said that Alexander ruled all of Ancient Greece.

This is something form Ancient Greece.

WHEN: ALEXANDER WAS BORN IN 356 BCE. AGE 13, ARISTOTLE BEGINS TUTORING ALEXANDER IN 343 BCE. AGE 16, ALEXANDER RUNS THE COUNTRY FOR HIS DAD WHILE HE'S AWAY. WHEN BARBARIANS ATTACK, THE TEEN COMMANDS AND LEADS HIS FATHER'S ARMY TO DEFEAT THEM IN 340 BCE. AGE 18, ALEXANDER IS NAMED GENERAL IN 338 BCE. AGE 20, ALEXANDER IS NAMED KING OF ALL GREECE WHEN PHILIP ID MURDERED 336 BCE. AGE 22, ALEXANDER INVADES PERSIA. HE WINS THE FIRST BATTLE, THE BATTLE OF GRANICUS IN 334 BCE. AGE 23, ALEXANDER "SOLVES" THE RIDDLE OF HTE GORDIAN KNOT. LATER HE DEFEATS PERSIAN KINF DARIUS III AT THE BATTLE OF ISSUS IN 333 BCE. AGE 24, ALEXANDER IS CROWNED PHARAOH IN EGYPT IN 332 BCE. AGE 25, ALEXANDER DEFEATS KING DARIUS AT THE BATTLE OF GUAGAMELA IN 331 BCE. AGE 29, ALEXANDER CAPTURES REBEL HOLDINGS IN TODAY'S AFGHANISTAN. HE MARRIES ROXANE. HE BEGINS THE INVASION OF ANCIENT INDIA IN 327 BCE. AGE 30, ALEXANDER DEFEATS KING PORUS. LATER THAAT YEAR HE ALMOST DIES FROM AN ARROW WOUND IN HIS LUNG IN 326 BCE. AGE 31, ALEXANDER TURNS BACK AND MARCHES THROUGH THE GEDROSIAN DESERT IN 325 BCE. AGE 32, ALEXANDER MARRIES THE DAUGHTER OF KING DARIUS DURING A MASS WEDDING IN 324 BCE. AND AT AGE 32, ALEXANDER RETURNS TO BABYLON AND DIES FROM A MYSTERIOUS AILMENT.

Important Dated of Alexander the Great!!!!!!!

Why: I think it is important because then you will learn a lot more about Alexander the Great an dhow he ruled the world.

Important people!!!!! Alexander the Great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I would prefer this book because then you will learn a lot about alexander. I also learn the dates all the way until when he became ruler of the world. What i found more interesting is how they put jokes at the beginning of some of the pages.

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Created with images by Xuan Che - "alexander the great" • pedrosimoes7 - "Portrait of Legros (1910) - Auguste Rodin (1840 - 1917)" • David Pirmann - "Found Photo - Greece Athens Acropolis 1"

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