Discuss the evidence for technological innovation in the ancient world and the impact of these innovations on ancient societies, including its uses in peace or in war. Why did ancient peoples innovate, and how did these innovations spread and undergo processes of adaption as other societies adopted new technologies? Discuss at least two DIFFERENT societies and two DIFFERENT technologies to support your answer.
Discuss the impact of climate change at the end of the 3rd millennium BCE on world history. How did climate change cause the collapse of many established states, force technological innovations, and lead to population shifts? Discuss at least two specific societies/regions of the world as evidence to support your answer.