Pre-Exam Paper 2 - Nguyen 1 Tan Huy Hoang Nguyen Professor...

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Nguyen 1 Tan Huy Hoang Nguyen Professor Hines GenEd 110 21 March 2008 Pre-Exam Paper 2 I. The influence of geography on the development of early Greek civilization. The geography of Greece played an important role in the development of early Greek civilization. Along with its extremely small territory, the Greeks were protected by vast mountain ranges and the sea. Mountains of Greece extend from 8,000 to 10,000 feet high. However, these mountain ranges isolated the Greek communities and created communities that were extremely independent. As for the sea, it engulfed much of Greece with a number of surrounding islands. The long seacoast had numerous bays and inlets that provided many harbors. It’s no surprise that the Greeks would become seafarers and sailed out to explore unchartered land and eventually establishing colonies that would expand the Greek civilization. II. How the functioning of the Roman family and the institution of slavery were influenced by the development of the Roman Empire. The Roman family functioned as a state within the state. Paterfamilias, the
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