Isprocess of spreadingnew knowledge andskills to other cultures
Culture Review Culture – a way of life for people who sharesimilar beliefs and customs. Culture Regions – geographic areas which aregrouped by common cultural characteristicsReligionLanguage Culture Trait – characteristics that make culturalgroups unique from all othersReligionGovernmentLanguageDressArts
ArchitectureBuilding constructionGovernmentScienceTechnologySportsPaintingSculptureLanguage and LiteraturePhilosophyand others…Where do we get our ideasabout…?
How did our civilization becometechnologically, scientifically and culturallyadvanced?We took the best of what other peopledeveloped and it has spread throughout thecultures of the world.Modern Western Civilization is advanced, inpart, because we have borrowed the ideas ofpeople who came before us.
This process is called…• When a culture groupborrows a culture trait fromanother culture• May change or adapt it to fitthe new culture group
We are going to study four periods in historythat have contributed many ideas thatcontinue to shape our modern culture.
From the Ancient Greeks wehave...TheaterArchitecturalstylesDemocracyOlympicsMath &ScienceGeography &HistoryLanguage &LiteraturePhilosophy
From the Ancient Romans wehave...RoadsLanguage&LiteratuElectedofficialsArchitecturalStylesCensusScience &TechnologyGovernment
From the Middle Ages wehave...LimitedGovernmentArchitecturalStylesSpread ofReligionUniversities
From the Renaissance we have...ExplorationandDiscoveryManyInventionsInnovations in Art &ArchitectureGreat Works of ArtInnovations inScience
What allowed these historical erasWhat allowed these historical erasto borrow from each other?to borrow from each other?
was the bridge that allowed cultures toborrow from each other.It is not so much when these peoplelived, but where they lived.
Why would Europe be a good place forpeople to trade ideas?The people from these eras lived on thecontinent of Europe.
Many peninsulasAccess to theseaDiverse people livingclose togetherNear othercontinents
How do we communicatenew ideas and inventionswith one another intoday’s modern culture?
What do we call the spreadof ideas between cultures?
Geography influences the development ofculture.A culture’s development is dependent upon itsability to adapt to or modify the environment.The foundations of modern society arebuilt on contributions from the past.