BC: I give a little credit to Mrs. Lingo, because she taught me this stuff.
FC: By: Drew and Nick | Alexander the Great
1: I dedicate this book to Batman
3: Alexander III was born in 356 B.C. in Pella, Macedonia.
5: When Alex was young, his father conquered all of Greece. He sent a genius scholar called Aristotle to tutor his son.
7: Alexander became king of Macedonia when his father died in 336 B.C. at the young age of 19.
9: With control of Greece, Alex the Great took his army and conquered all of the other areas. In 332 B.C, he was crowned Pharaoh of Egypt.
11: Later in 329 B.C, Alexander's Empire was at it's largest. It stretched from Egypt to the Persian Empire.
13: In 327 B.C., Alexander The Great attacked India. For 3 years, Alex fought the Indians and tried to break their defenses.
15: In 324 B.C., Alexander finally got into an Indian city. But not for long. He received a nearly fatal leg wound and was forced to withdrawal back to Babylon.
17: On his way back, Alex was bitten by a mosquito and was injected with Malaria. He died days after he arrived in Babylon.
19: Alexander thought he was immortal, so he never named a successor. So after he died, his Empire followed.