9.3 Classical Civilizations
How did classical civilizations gain, consolidate, maintain and lose their power?
Unit Essential Question:
- How did classical civilizations gain, consolidate, maintain, and lose their power?
CLASSICAL CIVILIZATIONS: EXPANSION, ACHIEVEMENT, DECLINE: 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.
(Standards: 2, 3, 5; Themes: MOV, TCC, GEO, GOV, CIV)