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Unformatted text preview: Single, centralized rule Grow from conquest of people & territory Control vast human & natural resources Militaristic Chapter 12 Notes - 2 Administration Ideology Body of ideas characteristic of a particular individual, group, or culture Assertion, theories, & aims Decline & Fall of Empires Failure of leadership Overextension of administration Collapse of economy Doubts over ideology Military defeat Emergence of Empires Persia: Achaemenid China: Qin India: Mauryan Greece: Athens Italy: Rome o Capital - Rome o Conquest o Ideology (administration) Republic and Empire o Decline...
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