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Ancient Greek Cultures

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             Ancient Greek culture is much different from modern American culture, but they
             both have some similarities also. Americans developed some things from the Greek
             culture; like concepts of math and science, democracy, and also the modern view of
             beauty. Modern American culture has learned a lot from the Greeks and use a lot of what
             The differences between American culture and Greek culture is that the Greek
             culture developed things before the Americans did. The American culture acted different
             towards different types of subjects and people. For example the Greeks had a
             government way before the Americans did. The Americans saw that the Greeks were
             well managed people, so they developed a government for themselves. Modern
             American culture now has a well-rounded government which we learned and developed
             from the Greek culture. The Greeks also had the Olympics in Greece before the
             Americans could. Modern America holds the Olympics here every two years mostly,
             another thing that the Americans presented because of the Greeks. The differences
             between the two cultures are that one learned more things before the other. The Greek
             culture was developed before the American, but now the American culture is more
             In ancient Greek the men treated the women different too. Such as in the Iliad,
             the Greek men were trying to kidnap women that they thought she was pretty or they
             would take them just to punish another Greek. Unlike modern American culture which
             has respect for women and think of them as equal to men. Women work in modern
             American culture and can support themselves, unlike Greek culture where women did
             not work and the men supported them. Women did not live by themselves and support
             themselves. Today in modern society women can depend on themselves to make a

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