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SAT® Subject Test in World History

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Size of Persian Empire

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At its height, the Persian Empire included most of Southwest Asia. The Persians found that the most effective way to control this vast empire was to create

A

a system of traveling tax collectors.

B

strong military outposts throughout the empire.

C

an extensive road system to connect the capital to the provinces.

D

a system of smaller provinces with governers assigned by the king.

E

schools for teaching Persian culture throughout the empire.