Unformatted text preview: 1. Allows local & imperial needs to be met a. I.e. the State and Federal laws in the United States c. Persepolis i. The formation of a new capital ii. Impressive, grand scale iii. Lavish iv. Intended to impress and humble those visiting d. Military force i. Each satraps has contingency of military officers and tax collectors ii. Imperial spies 1. Represented the federal government maintaining checks on the management of the provinces e. Silver i. Use of currency as a means of paying taxes ii. Standardized form of payment f. Codification of Law i....
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