1. Outline the founding, expansion, and organization of ancient Persia.
2. Analyze the battle strategies of Persia and Greece during the Second Persian War.
3. Explain the events of the Second Persian War.
4. Compare and contrast the military strategies of Athens and Sparta during the war.
5. Evaluate the roles of Persia, Athens, and Sparta in the war.
6. Analyze the interaction of the Persians with other societies in the ancient world.