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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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