Write an essay in which you analyze the imperial strategies of at least two, but

Write an essay in which you analyze the imperial strategies of at least two, but no more than three, empires. What drove the imperial expansion of these states? In what ways were they successful and unsuccessful in conquering, governing, and maintaining their empires? Better essays will make comparisons between and among empires. You may discuss any of the following: Assyria, Persia, Athens, Macedonia (Alexander the Great), China, Aztecs. Your essay must be 600-1000 words.