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Trireme Interaction

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Interaction: Trireme The first theme of the AP World History course pertains to the interaction and relationship between the people of the past and their environment. The environment affects numerous aspects of historical populations, including their composition, migration patterns, and settlement. Often, Technological advancements were born out of necessity for survival and livelihood. In particular, the trireme of the classical period revolutionized they way humans lived in face of their surroundings by enabling Athenians to dominate the Aegean Sea in 500 BCE (Cartwright). The trireme was a warship that had a bronze-sheathed ram on its prow (Cartwright) and three banks of oars (“Galley”). It was made of softwoods, such as pine, fir, and cypress,
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