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Q: How was Philip of Macedonia able to unite the Greek city-states?
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Who united Greece for the first time and where was he from?

Philip of Macedonia was the first person to unite Greece.


What did Demosthenes believe in?

He believed that the Greek city-states should unite to defend themselves against King Philip II of Macedonia. As he was at the forefront in this campaign, he made powerful speeches - he was a great orator.


What did demosthenes believe?

He believed that the Greek city-states should unite to defend themselves against King Philip II of Macedonia. As he was at the forefront in this campaign, he made powerful speeches - he was a great orator.


Why did Philip II of Macedonia want to unite the Greek city states under his leadership?

He wanted to stabilize Greece and with a united Greek army under Macedonian hegemony begin his campaign against the common Greek foe, Persia.


What did Philip want to do?

he wanted to unite all greek under his rules


Alexander was the son of?

The Life of Alexander the GreatIn 359 B.C., Philip II came to the throne in powerful Macedonia. He longed to unite Greece and Macedonia. Fearful of Philip's intentions, the Greeks formed a defensive alliance, but they were defeated. It was then that Philip passed the torch on to his son, Alexander.


What countries did King Philip II of Macedonia conquered?

Philip II never conquered any countries. What he did do was unite the Greek city states so that upon his death his successor Alexander the Great was able to take on and defeat the Persian army and ultimately the entire empire.


Who thought that phillip 2 was dangerous to greece what did he try to get the athenians to do?

Demosthenes, an Athenian statesman, considered Philip II of Macedonia as a threat to Greece. He tried to convince the Athenians to unite with other Greek city-states and stop Philip from expanding his power and influence in the region.


Why was Greece and Macedonia enemies?

Macedonia was an ancient Greek kingdom on the northern Greek peninsula. Modern Macedonia is a Greek province on the northern Greek peninsula. In ancient times they had no more or less animosity to the other Greek states than any other Greek states. Macedonia did however unite the Greek city states under Macedonian hegemony. Macedonia ceased to exist as a kingdom and was absorbed into the rest of Greece in 146 BC.


What happend that led the Greek city-states to unite?

A group of cities would form defensive leagues when under threat.


How did ancient Macedonia conquer the rest of Greece?

During this period the Greek states were very weak after many years of wars that they had. So Macedonia, which was far away from the rest of the Greek conflicts, was strong enough to win and unite under Macedonian hegemony the bigger amount of the Greek states. .


Why did King Philip ii of Macedonia take an interest in conquering in Greece?

King Philip II was a king of ancient Macedonia a kingdom of ancient Greece, He didn't want to "conquer" Greece, in the sense that this question implies. Philip II wanted to unite the Greek city-states under his hegemony so that he could lead a campaign to conquer Persia. Whenever a Greek state became supreme, that supremacy entailed the depression of some states and the dependency or subjection of others. As the eminent historian, J.B. Bury writes, "Athens was reduced to a secondary place by Macedon, and Thebes fared still worse; As the hegemony or first place among Greek states had passed successively from Athens to Sparta, and to Thebes, so now it passed to Macedon".