Theme: Classical Civilization



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Theme: Classical Civilization

In a purposefully organized essay, you will use evidence from Global History and our discussions to present a thoughtful and sophisticated thesis in which you:



Task: Evaluate the significance of the achievements of Ancient Rome on Modern Day.

Suggestions: Government, Law, Literature, Poetry, Drama, Mathematics, Science, Medicine, Philosophy, Art, Architecture, History, and Engineering. You are not limited to these suggestions, but your choice must be from the time period studied.

Be sure to include the following in your response:

1. Explain the historical context of the development of this civilization (WWWW?)

2. Specifically describe 3 achievements and how they impacted society then

3. Explain the specific similarities and/or differences to the modern world and how they impacted society today

*Be sure to use specific examples, names, and works to support your essay.

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Theme: Geography

Geography is the template of civilization



Task:

Choose a geographic feature and:



  • Identify and describe two nations and/or regions that were affected by the geographic feature

  • Explain how the factor has influenced the development of the nation and/or region.

You may use any nation and/or region and any geographic features from your study of global history and geography. ONE OF THE REGIONS MUST BE ROME!

Do not use the United States in your answer.

Some features you might wish to consider include deserts, river valleys, monsoons, natural resources, mountains, oceans. You are not limited to these suggestions.

Roman Achievements Outline:

Intro: Historical context


  1. Who ___________________

  2. What __________________

  3. When __________________

  4. Where __________________

  5. Why __________________

Body Paragraph 1: 1st achievement: _______________________

Supporting details:



  1. __________________

  2. __________________

  3. __________________

Similarities/Differences

  1. __________________

  2. __________________

  3. __________________

Body Paragraph 2: 2nd achievement: _______________________

Supporting details:



  1. __________________

  2. __________________

  3. __________________

Similarities/Differences

  1. __________________

  2. __________________

  3. __________________

Body Paragraph 3: 3rd achievement: _______________________

Supporting details:



  1. __________________

  2. __________________

  3. __________________

Similarities/Differences

  1. __________________

  2. __________________

  3. __________________

Conclusion:

Geography:

Intro: Historical context for 2 places!!!



  1. Who ___________________

  2. What __________________

  3. When __________________

  4. Where __________________

  5. Why __________________

  1. Who ___________________

  2. What __________________

  3. When __________________

  4. Where __________________

  5. Why __________________



Geographic Feature:______________________________________

Body Paragraph 1: 1st place:_____________________

How geographic feature influenced development:___________________________

Supporting details:


  1. ___________________

  2. ___________________

  3. ___________________

Transition sentence: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Body Paragraph 2: 2nd place:_____________________

How geographic feature influenced development:___________________________

Supporting details:


  1. ___________________

  2. ___________________

  3. ___________________

Conclusion:

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