7. Stories of “Power” in history

Power is a key factor in so much of history. These are examples and stories about power and the figures in history who sought it, fought for it, deceived for it and killed for it.

  1.      Key tp Power of Monarchs,, Dictators – Get children of the major families.
         Used access to power as way get children of powerful under your control

Chinese Emperors, Pharoahs, Queens, Kings, Dictators – Get powerful families to send children to live at Court, do meaningless jobs. Powerful families have stake in maintaining one in power as children benefit. Key is they have access to powerful ruler – ruler has control of education, training, future of youngsters of powerful. Queen Elizabeth I was a master