The Influence Of Western Civilization

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The Western world’s ancient civilizations are well known frothier accomplishments and contributions to modern civilization. However, it may be more beneficial to study the roots of their decline as a lesson on the dynamics of a powerful civilization to reveal class differences and power struggles as common threads. The common theme in the early eras covered in Western Civilization is the destruction of these civilizations political influence in societal disunity as human beings emerged out of the Stone Age, the agricultural revolution allowed for more permanent settlements. Around the globe, especially in fertile river valleys, various ancient civilizations arose. Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, China, and Mesoamerica all had significant civilizations

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