How Did Poseidon Become the God of the Sea?

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Poseidon became God of the sea when he and his brothers overthrew Cronos. They each then held a lottery to see what each of them would rule over. Poseidon drew the sea making God of the sea.
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Poseidon did not "become" God of the sea. The Greeks essentially 'created' the Gods to understand their world. ex. Poseidon created the sea storms, Helios carried the sun
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Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades pulled straws to get dominion over the sky, sea, or underworld. Poseidon drew the straw that represented the sea, no choice involved.
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In the movie The Odyssey, Poseidon said "That without the gods,
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Sir John A. MacDonald aspired to build a Canadian Pacific Railway. Not only would it be an impressive feat, but it would help Canada by increasing the speed of moving troops (preparedness
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