Reflection of Humanities

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Reflection Paper 1 By: Tenesha Blackmon Western history and civilization is of vast importance to understanding the great story of humanity. The study of the ancient civilizations has shown itself to me to be a new found interest as the journey of the course had lead me to see the magnificent accomplishments of mankind, and the possibilities of our potential; both in glory and darkness. In this reflection paper, I will look back upon the beginnings of our studies of the development of the early civilizations from the Sumerians to the Roman Empire. The definition and development of civilization is characterized by 5 major important factors. The 5 characteristics are the existence of cities that inhabits many citizens,…show more content…
Greco-Romanism is felt even to this day in our modern world especially in our government, constitution and our way of thinking. I have seen in the studies from early civilization to the Roman Empire the capabilities, the intelligence, and the greatness of mankind. It comes to reveal the fearful and wonder aspect of our creation being created in His image and likeness. I have also seen the result of pride, greed, lust, and sin and of why humanity was in desperate need of a savior. Humanities search to understand ourselves lies within history. History is the instructor, and it is up to us as its’ pupils to adhered as to what he has to say. Reflection Paper 1 Rubric Student Name: Tenesha Blackmon Criterion | Points Possible | Points Given | Instructor Comments | You provide a meaningful introduction and conclusion to the paper. | 10 | | | You provide a summary of the flow of history from early Mesopotamia through ancient Rome. | 20 | | | You effectively analyze and evaluate these five civilizations. | 50 | | | You are careful to write in your own words. You remember to proofread your work in order to prevent spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors. You also make sure paragraphs are properly constructed and well-written. The word count should be between 750 and 1000 words. | 20 | | | Total | 100 | |
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