A history of world societies
civilizations first appeared throughout the world. Choose two civilizations (e.g. Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, China, Greece, Rome) and write an essay comparing and contrasting their development and characteristics (e.g. geography, polity, society, religion, and economy). In describing them, you should provide some basic historical information about them and discuss their enduring influences. This essay should be two to four paragraphs in length.