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Vote it! Detail the origin, growth, and decline of one of these ancient cities. Include building plans and maps, if available. Has the site been excavated? If so, what were the primary discoveries? What is its contemporary condition? Why was this site significant?

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Vote it! New light on the Paleolithic era from the newly discovered cave paintings in the Chauvet Cave (France)

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The Bronze Age Ice Man found in the Austrian Tyrol (1991) was a remarkable discovery. What did science learn?

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Vote it! Commerce in ancient Eurasia. What products were traded? By whom? What were the effects of this trade on indigenous cultures? Were the effects permanent?

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Vote it! How did geographic location affect the stability, way of life, and ethnic composition of the Yellow River Valley in China?

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Vote it! The role of Alexander the Great in the diffusion of Hellenistic culture

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Vote it! Silk in its historical contexts

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Vote it! Why the earliest civilizations developed in regional isolation. What were the long-range effects?

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Vote it! The achievements of the Sumrins

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Vote it! The catastrophic end of the Minoan civilization. In which theories do historians and archeologists place most credence? What new discoveries may have altered these views?

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