7 Describe the widespread impact of the Roman Empire.
Tracing important aspects of the diffusion of Christianity, including its relationship to Judaism, missionary impulse, organizational development, transition from persecution to acceptance in the Roman Empire, and church doctrine
Explaining the role of economics, societal changes, Christianity, political and military problems, external factors, and the size and diversity of the Roman Empire in its decline and fall
8 Describe the development of a classical civilization in India and China.
Identifying the effect of monsoons on India
Identifying landforms and climate regions of China
9 Describe the rise of the Byzantine Empire, its institutions, and its legacy, including the influence of the Emperors Constantine and Justinian and the effect of the Byzantine Empire on art, religion, architecture, and law.
Identifying factors leading to the establishment of the Eastern Orthodox Church
10 Trace the development of the early Russian state and the expansion of its trade systems.
11 Describe early Islamic civilizations, including the development of religious, social, and political systems.
Tracing the spread of Islamic ideas through invasion and conquest throughout the Middle East, northern Africa, and western Europe