People were able to govern without using written laws.
People were governed by councils, instead of by an absolute ruler.
Democracy brought together religious faith and government.
Democracy balanced power among religious leaders and kings.
Branches of government
Only duty of political leaders.
Sole mission of religion
Responsibility of government
Responsibility of every person
Faith in one God
Explorers in the Age of Discovery
Expansion of the Roman Empire
Missionaries building churches
Conversion by the sword in Africa