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The Decision for War: Sparta Corinthian tactics - Describe the Athenian character, resulting from its institutions, as one incapable of peaceful coexistence, not the current crisis. These tactics were used obscure recent history and drive the Spartans toward war. The Spartans were threatened that they must invade Attica “lest you betray your friends and kinsmen to their worst enemies and turn the rest of us to some other alliance.”
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The Decision for War: Sparta The Athenians relied on deterrence and arbitration in the attempt to bypass war. The Spartan king feared “that we shall pass this war on to our children” due to the strength of Athens. The majority voted that the Athenians had broken the peace and war was called for.
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The Decision for War: Sparta The call for war was a result of Spartan fear that Athens would continue to grow more powerful. Spartans pursued preventive war, although Athenian policies were not aggressive, and Kagan believes that there had been little growth in Athens
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2010 for the course INTA 2100 taught by Professor Salamone during the Summer '06 term at Georgia Tech.

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