How Did The Scottish Culture Influence The Development Of Western European Culture

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The people of Northern Europe were strong and resourceful. They most likely originated near the Dnieper River, north of the Black and Caspian seas. Evidence has proven that these peoples were herders and farmers. Horses were originally used to pull chariots and carts but then they were used as transport for the people. Throughout time, these peoples moved eastward towards India. From the ancient homeland also came the populations that occupied Europe.

Celtic people developed the first culture in Europe. It stretched from Spain 's borders northward into the British Isles. The Celts were organized into small regional kingdoms with fierce warrior leaders. Agriculture and hunting were mixed to form their economy. Celtic religion centered around the gods of nature. Their most impressive buildings were stone forts and arrays of stone, yet they were crude. The Celts had neither cities or a writing system. Thought as barbaric by
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By the final centuries of the classical era, the Slavic people migrated into countries of eastern Europe. From the Balkans northward, the Slavs dominated much of the land. Slavic political organization was less sophisticated than the Germans ' but by the 5th century a few regional kingdoms were established, mostly in Bulgaria. Their economy rose as agriculture, manufacturing, and iron work gained ground steadily. Because of the advancements the Germans have made, some trading cities had also been formed. The increasing agricultural economy as well as the rudiments of political organization beyond the tribal level characterized parts of Slavic society pushed these people toward the end of the classical era and foreshadowed many important developments that would be made in the following years to come.

In conclusion, these European civilizations, while lacking the newer technologies of their time, prospered and succeeded and made various advancements that improved their own lives and furthermore led to the advancements that were made in the

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