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1 The Persian Wars Chapter 9, Section 1 TB

2 The Persians Fight Greece  City-states rebelled against Persian rule.  Persians put down the revolt, however, Darius was still angry.  Darius swore revenge on the Greeks.  City-states rebelled against Persian rule.  Persians put down the revolt, however, Darius was still angry.  Darius swore revenge on the Greeks.

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4 The Battle of Marathon  First battle of the Persian Wars.  Darius invaded Greece by sailing to Marathon near Athens.  Athens had 11,000 soldiers  Persians had 15,000 soldiers  Greeks won because of better weapons and leadership.  First battle of the Persian Wars.  Darius invaded Greece by sailing to Marathon near Athens.  Athens had 11,000 soldiers  Persians had 15,000 soldiers  Greeks won because of better weapons and leadership.

5 The Legend of Marathon A messenger ran from Marathon to Athens - 26 miles, to bring the news of victory. After crying out “rejoice!” he fell over dead.

6 The Second Invasion  Darius’s son Xerxes I attacked Greece  In defense - the Spartans - who had the strongest army in Greece fought the Persian army. DD arius’s son Xerxes I attacked Greece II n defense - the Spartans - who had the strongest army in Greece fought the Persian army.

7 The Battle at Thermopylae  Spartans sent 1,400 soldiers, but the Persians attacked from behind.  Spartans fought to their death.  Persians swept through Athens attacking - then burning the city.  Spartans sent 1,400 soldiers, but the Persians attacked from behind.  Spartans fought to their death.  Persians swept through Athens attacking - then burning the city.

8 The Battle at Salamis  Greeks regained their momentum.  They attacked and defeated the Persian navy,  The Athenians sunk Persian ships. Those ships that were not sunk, retreated. GG reeks regained their momentum. TT hey attacked and defeated the Persian navy, TT he Athenians sunk Persian ships. Those ships that were not sunk, retreated.

9 Persians at Plataea  An army of Greek soldiers beat the Persians at Plataea.  Ended the Persian Wars  The Persians left Greece.  An army of Greek soldiers beat the Persians at Plataea.  Ended the Persian Wars  The Persians left Greece.

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11 Defeat  Although humiliating for the Persians, they remained strong.  For the Greeks, they saved their homeland.  Although humiliating for the Persians, they remained strong.  For the Greeks, they saved their homeland.

12 Assignment Chapter 9, Section 1Assessment TB Chapter 9, Section 1Assessment TB


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