CLASSICAL CIVILIZATIONS: EXPANSION, ACHIEVEMENT, AND DECLINE
Classical civilizations in Eurasia 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.
- Do the benefits of innovation outweigh the costs?
- How is power gained, consolidated, maintained, and lost?
- How do ideas and beliefs shape our lives and the world around us?
Unit Essential Question:
- How did classical civilizations gain, consolidate, maintain, and lose their power?