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One of the greatest engineering feats of ancient times, Xerxes' bridge over the Hellespont was actually two bridges. See The Persian Wars and this Launchpad for more background. Here is an image of the Hellespont today, and a satellite image as well. This is a view of how the Hellespont might have looked in 480 BCE.
You will now rebuild that famous set of bridges.
You are Xerxes, King of the mighty Persian Empire, and you are about to embark on one of the greatest military campaigns in history.
Use the information you've gathered from the interactive map The Path of the Black Death, to answer the questions posed in this interactive.
Study the following cartoons and determine whether they are for or against abolishing slavery.