Students will investigate how geographic factors encouraged or hindered expansion and interactions within the Greek, Roman, and Mayan civilizations.
- Classical Societies, 600 B.C.E. – ca. 900 C.E.
Classical civilizations in Eurasia and Mesoamerica employed a variety of methods to expand and maintain control over vast territories. They developed lasting cultural achievements. Both internal and external forces led to the eventual decline of these empires.
Geographic factors encouraged and hindered a state’s/empire’s expansion and interactions.