Alexander The Great Impact

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Alexander the Great and the Impact His Campaign Had On the World Name Institution Professor Course Date Alexander the Great and the Impact His Campaign Had On the World Alexander III the Great is one of the greatest military geniuses of all times in the history of the world. He was the King of Macedonia and his conquering of the Persian Empire remains a huge success in the military history. Not only was Alexander the Great an inspiration to later conquerors among them to Caesar and the Romans Pompey and king Napoleon, but his war strategies would later have great impact on the world. Alexander was born in the ancient capital of Macedonia in Pella in 356 BC. Many believed his childhood events played a key role on…show more content…
Since his forces had stability, Alexander normally acted from three key areas that included economics, religion and the political organization. This saw Alexander the Great from the outset of his campaigns forbid and prevented his troops from looting properties in the region that his forces operated. For instance, when he advanced into Afghanistan, Alexander the Great gave soldiers to the local governor who acted as military police to prevent plundering of properties by the main body of his army. This practice is common in highly disciplined forces such as the United States military force that only do their mission without looting of property. Alexander knew a stable empire had to be built without pillaging. In his political organization quest, Alexander the great maintained existing local amendments and only changed them slightly. For instance, when Alexander conquered Persian Empire, he left his men to oversee the affairs of the hierarchy. This has had impact in the modern world where invading military forces do not mess with the existing local systems. However, they closely monitor their activities. This is because the officials in place of the system already would have considerably superior grasp of the local issues and conditions as well than the visitors (Lonsdale,…show more content…
His tactics and knowledge have had outstanding impact on the world more so the military forces of the world that has led many of them to apply his tactics in modern warfare tactics. Some of his tactical approaches played a key role in the First World War. Among what Alexander the great employed in his forces was discipline. Up to this day, many leaderships employee discipline in their forces such as preventing looting in areas they operate. Alexander the Great had a successful reign and his campaign will forever have an impact in the military forces in the
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