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Chapter 7 Classical Era Variations - Big Picture Question #1

The histories of Africa and the Americas during the classical era largely resemble those of Eurasia.
Do you agree with this statement? Explain why or why not.

The histories of Africa and the Americas during the classical era largely resemble those of Eurasia.

Parallels between the Maya civilization and classical Greece.

The histories of Africa and the Americas during the classical era largely resemble those of Eurasia.

In support of the statement, students could point to the emergence of powerful states, especially in Axum and Teotihuacn, which sought to create empires.

The histories of Africa and the Americas during the classical era largely resemble those of Eurasia.

Spread of the Chavn cult as being in some ways a parallel development to the emergence of widespread religious traditions in Eurasia.

The histories of Africa and the Americas during the classical era largely resemble those of Eurasia.

However, the Ancestral Pueblo and mound-building societies of North America and regional civilizations such as the Moche of South America more closely resemble the Neolithic villages and First Civilizations of Eurasia than they do their classical counterparts.