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   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] WH8 (8) 5 :
5 ) Describe the role of Alexander the Great in the Hellenistic world.

Examples: serving as political and military leader, encouraging cultural interaction, allowing religious diversity

•  Defining boundaries of Alexander the Great's empire and its economic impact
•  Identifying reasons for the separation of Alexander the Great's empire into successor kingdoms
•  Evaluating major contributions of Hellenistic art, philosophy, science, and political thought
Subject: Social Studies (8)
Title: Alexander the Great and the Situation...the Great/Crash Course World History
URL: https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/1adf7214-a7af-45c1-aded-dc2f349e8ce0/alexander-the-great-and-the-situation-the-great-crash-course-world-history-8/
Description:

John Green introduces the life and accomplishments of Alexander the Great, his empire, his horse Bucephalus, the empires that came after him, and the idea of Greatness. Is greatness a question of accomplishment, of impact, or are people great because the rest of us decide they're great?

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   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] WH8 (8) 5 :
5 ) Describe the role of Alexander the Great in the Hellenistic world.

Examples: serving as political and military leader, encouraging cultural interaction, allowing religious diversity

•  Defining boundaries of Alexander the Great's empire and its economic impact
•  Identifying reasons for the separation of Alexander the Great's empire into successor kingdoms
•  Evaluating major contributions of Hellenistic art, philosophy, science, and political thought
Subject: Social Studies (8)
Title: Alexander the Great Takes Power
URL: https://youtu.be/Sa5eqaYwQ2Q
Description:

This is a video from Khan Academy about Alexander the Great.  The video begins by telling the story of Alexander the Great in his early years growing up and as he begins to become ruler of Greece. The video is 11 minutes and 13 seconds in length.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] WH8 (8) 5 :
5 ) Describe the role of Alexander the Great in the Hellenistic world.

Examples: serving as political and military leader, encouraging cultural interaction, allowing religious diversity

•  Defining boundaries of Alexander the Great's empire and its economic impact
•  Identifying reasons for the separation of Alexander the Great's empire into successor kingdoms
•  Evaluating major contributions of Hellenistic art, philosophy, science, and political thought
Subject: Social Studies (8)
Title: Diadochi and the Hellenistic Period
URL: https://youtu.be/AgYVtucDPt8
Description:

This video from Khan Academy tells the story of Alexander the Great and his rule over Greece during the Hellenistic Period.  The video is 5 minutes 59 seconds in length.  



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