In 335 B.C., Alexander the Great set out on a campaign to recapture former Greek cities and to expand his growing empire. Ten years into his campaign Alexander had never known defeat. He now controlled an empire that included Greece, Egypt, and the massive Persian Empire. His troops grew tired of war but Alexander wanted to push on into India. He makes an awesome speech to rally his men. This activity includes some background on Alexander the Greats campaigns, an Excerpt: Speech of Alexander the Great, 326 B.C. at Hydaspes River, India and questions about the reading. A great primary source activity.