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  1. Introduction
  2. The Renaissance: A 'rebirth' of culture
  3. Major causes of the Renaissance
  4. The Industrial Revolution
    1. Major technological inventions
    2. The transportation system
    3. Germany and the rest of Europe
  5. Globalization as defined by Merriam Webster's Online Dictionary
  6. Conclusion
  7. Bibliography

Western Civilization has been shaped by the many people and events that have witnessed its transformation from the dawn of the early modern period in 1500 up to the present day. The present word view has been formed by many events including the Renaissance, the Industrial Revolution, and the Cold War. The Cold War had the most profound effect upon the world today and in years past, most specifically in regards to globalization. The world is a much smaller place, figuratively speaking, to live than years ago. As a result, nearly every country is interdependent upon the others. Trade, communications, transportation, and foreign relations have all had an influence globally, and in return have been influenced by the numerous events shaping civilization today.

[...] It went on despite both the dead and the living, because this was a war that no one had quite survived . our real life was now beginning and what to make of it was up to Heda Margolius Kovaly lived in Poland during a tragic part of the history of western civilization. She wrote about her experiences living as a Jew during World War II and the Cold War in her novel, Under a Cruel Star. World War II and the Cold War changed the face of the world and, even more specifically, Eastern Europe. [...]


[...] The Renaissance may have ended, but its contribution to the arts and its rebirth of past ideals of classicism and philosophy have had a lasting effect. The Industrial Revolution was not a rebirth, like the Renaissance. It was a change from a traditional, labor-intensive, and agricultural society to a modern, machine-based, urban, and commercial society. Capitalism became the world's new economic model. The revolution began in Great Britain because of a number of reasons. These include Britain's rapid population growth, ready supply of capital, and readily available quantity of coal and iron ore, stable government, and great supply of markets. [...]

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