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Western Civilization – A Concise History, vol. 3Introduction: The Idea of Western Civilization1. Why is term “Western Civilization” problematic? Your answer should be at least oneparagraph long.
2. List the things the Mesopotamians invented and provide at least one example of each you seearound you today. For each example be sure to state why it’s important, and don’t forget toinclude the ones the author did not bullet-point.
3. Who did those living during the Renaissance view as their precursors, their source ofinspiration and ideas? Why is this important? Your answer should be at least one paragraph.
4. What “ironic” role does disease play in the conquest of Africa versus the Americas? How wasEurope viewed by the rest of the world prior to the Industrial Revolution? Your answer should beat least a paragraph long.

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Term
Fall
Professor
ElizabethHardman
Tags
Communism, Socialism, Industrial Revolution, renaissance, Age of Enlightenment

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