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World history unit 3 – “classical empires” elaborated unit focus this unit is designed to examine the origin, rise and fall of the classical civilizations of india, china, greece and rome students will examine the various cultural mechanisms impact on the modern world 3c constructed response. Systematic purchases of treasures from ancient and modern cultures the world over enhanced the regime's prestige the need to reign supreme in cultural matters also spawned french classicism, the crowning cultural achievement of france's golden age under louis xiv. European colonialism pre-colonial history with the decline of the mongols and the rise of the ottoman empire (ca 1300-wwi), conventional trade with asia was blocked, which was vital to the rise of humanism and the birth of the modern world (see humanism, enlightenment.