Themes for Analysis of civilizations
World History Themes defined by GRAPES.
G - Geography - Impact of the Physical Geography of a location that influences a civilizations development and the Demographics that characterize populations
R - Religion - A religious system, which might include god(s), houses of worship, guiding text, and moral beliefs
A - Achievements - A highly developed culture including art, architecture, music, literature, science, and writing
P - Political State Building - A system of government: controls and regulates members of the society through creation of laws and use of a military
E - Economics - A stable and regular food supply that is not likely to suddenly change and Specialization of labor: members of the society perform different jobs and become specialists
S - Social System - A system of classification that allows some members of the society higher status based on birth and/or economics