Taking a Look at Greek, Chinese and Indian Civilizations

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Every single civilization, past or present, had different types of achievements. These achievements such as cultural, mathematical, scientific, etc. help define how successful that civilization was. There were always scientific and mathematical achievements of different magnitudes in every civilization. The three civilizations that really stand out in their mathematical and scientific achievements are the Greek, Chinese, and Indian civilizations. Ancient India began around 2600 B.C. and ended around 500 A.D. The civilization flourished around the Indus River, which is one of the greatest rivers in Asia. They were a well-organized and farming people. They had so many natural boundaries that protected them, so they didn’t have to take time to create a military, which let them prosper and have very important achievements. Ancient China began around 2205 B.C. and really ends around 256 B.C. Ancient China was a very large, long, and powerful empire. They were the longest civilization and they are still around today, and still use the beliefs of the ancient times. In China, people farmed, people were warriors, people were merchants, etc. There was really no preferred job in Ancient China. The abundance of the variety of jobs led to the discoveries of many different achievements. Ancient Greece began around 700 B.C. and ended around 146 B.C. Its geography was mainly mountainous and only twenty percent of the land was suitable for farming. The lack of farmland and isolation from
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