Presentation on theme: "(Revised) Conrad-Demarest Model of Empire"— Presentation transcript:
1 (Revised) Conrad-Demarest Model of Empire Mr. MillhouseAP World HistoryHebron High School
2 Questions to ConsiderWhat are the four stages of the Conrad-Demarest Model of Empire?What are the benefits and limits of using historical models to understand history?How well do the Classical Empires fit the Conrad- Demarest Model of Empire?
3 Stage 1: Pre-Conditions for Empire State-level government (such as a city-state or kingdom)High agricultural potentialEnvironmental diversityA power vacuum. Several small neighboring states with no dominate power.Mutual hostility between neighboring states.Adequate military resources (people, weapons, etc.)