The Great?…Blog Post

 

 

A while ago we talked about Alexander the Great. We can tell that Alexander really was important because of the obsession everyone in the ancient world had with him. All of Alexander’s generals tried to fill his shoes after his death. Pompey tried to copy Alexander’s conquests (and even his hair style) for Rome. Shakespeare in his play Henry V wrote a line for Henry to say to his troops encouraging them to be ‘…like so many Alexanders…’

What does it mean to be great? What makes a person great?

I want you. To come up with a list of 10 great people and in one word or phrase describe the reason for their greatness. (You get one word/phrase per person)

If you don’t know of any great people I’ll give you a little help to get started. Below is a link to Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2017. Maybe you’ll find some of them to be great feel free to look for people from other sources though.

 

Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People – 2017

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