It helped all citizens learn to read.
It allowed people to quickly contact others around the world
It enabled people to get information about other places and ideas
It helped people to improve the living conditions in their societies.
The Olympics still honor Zeus, but now winners are awarded medals.
The Olympics are still an athletic competition, but now both women and men participate
The Olympics are still held in Greece, but now the modern Olympic Games are not religious events are not religious events.
The Olympics still only allow men, but now athletes from all over the world can participate in the modern games.
They caused long-lasting peace with the help of religion.
They caused empires to close off access between their societies.
They caused outbreaks of violence that closed all trade routes.
They caused trade routes and communication to open between societies.
They were large, but not well-organized.
They established extensive trade with Pacific Rim nations.
They were strongly influenced by Asian and African civilizations.
They were the first to develop advanced societies in the area.
They used terraced farming
They grew crops in the valleys
They used large farm animals to plow.
They moved to a new area each growing season.
As travel over land became easier, trade by water became unnecessary.
As different civilizations traded goods, they also shared cultural values and beliefs.
As trade developed, long-distance travel became safe and easy for each civilization.
As silk grew popular, it became a common material used in clothing across civilizations
To decrease the overcrowding of crops
To increase space for people to live
To increase their farmland for growing crops
To decrease the numbers of animals on the land
The rulers of ancient civilizations were buried in pyramids.
Ancient people across civilizations did not appreciate the arts.
The rulers of ancient civilizations appeared modest or humble in death.
Ancient people across civilizations believed in preparing for life after death
Empires weakened and were eventually destroyed.
Armies searched other empires for new leaders to govern.
Certain resources were not available in all areas.
Travelers enjoyed exploring nearby lands after trading for spices.
To encourage people to tend their fields
To discourage people from fighting in wars
To encourage people to obey government laws
To discourage people from defending their land
To allow patricians and plebeians to read and vote for the laws
To record the laws so that historians would understand ancient culture
To ensure that citizens of the civilization would read and understand the laws
Some city-states of Ancient Greece went from being governed by their citizens to being ruled by a king. citizens to being ruled by a king.
Some city-states of Ancient Greece went from being ruled by nobility to being governed by their citizens. being governed by their citizens.
Spartans were expected to be educated, so they could participate in government.
Spartans were expected to protect their city through military service and physical strength. physical strength.
They told about the gods and goddesses that they worshiped.
They told about the great pharaohs from the three great kingdoms
Missionaries followed conquerors and colonists.
Bibles were published in all languages.
The spread of religions throughout the trade routes
Colonization of weaker nations along the trade routes
Use of silk throughout ancient and modern societies
Kings and queens wished to maintain authority and contro
Citizens wanted a stronger voice in their government.
Better farming technology
Better sailing technology
Freemen were given the right to live without government interference.
The king was granted the power to exclude freemen from the laws.
The king acquired the power to imprison freemen at his will.
Freemen gained the right to trial by a jury of citizens.
He was seeking trade with the native people.
He wanted to Christianize the native population
It shows that all plant and animal life was sacred.
It demonstrates a respect for the forces of nature
It promotes the belief in life beyond death.
It reveals that people were peaceful.
The citizens have an equal say in their government.
The citizens elect representatives to run the government.
The ruler has complete power over the citizens or inhabitants.
The ruler has control of the government, but citizens have rights.
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