How and why did the societies that built early empires employ different strategies to create and maintain their empires

How and why did the societies that built early empires employ different strategies to create and maintain their empires

How did empires differ from territorial states? Compare and contrast two different early empires discussed in Chapter Four. How and why did the societies that built early empires employ different strategies to create and maintain their empires? What role did art, religion, and language/writing play in helping societies integrate their empires?

8650-8900 words: 50% of your grade.

You should write an essay that answers the question (s) asked completely, and support your answer with evidence from the textbook, the sourcebook reader, the various power point presentations, the films, and the discussion forum. You should not need to use any sources other than these for this exam.

Your answers should be essay arguments with an introduction, body of evidence and explanation, and conclusion. Proofread your writing carefully! None of your answers should contain more than 100 words of quoted material. Your answers should be substantially in your own words. If you do quote, you must cite the source of your quote in either an in-text note or a footnote.