Western Civilization

Topic: Briefly summarize the foundations of Western Civilization from the Agricultural Revolution to the Middle Ages: What were the key pillars of Western Civilizations and how did they develop?

Requirement: 3 pages (double-spaced)

I. Introduction: The agricultural revolution and the urban revolution

II. Ancient Middle East

A. Mesopotamia and Egypt

B. The Levant

C. The Persian Empire

III. The Greco-Roman Civilization

A. Greek-City States

B. Hellenistic Civilization

C. The Roman Empire

IV. The Middle Ages

A. The Early Middle Ages

B. The High Middle Ages

C. The Late Middle Ages (Plague)