From philosophy and democracy to the catapult and the Olympics, the Ancient Greeks continue to influence all aspects of contemporary life. Read this book to find out more about how we encounter links to the ancient world every day.
At one time the Iroquois Confederacy controlled a territory larger than the whole of Europe. Tehanetorens chronicles the pioneering experiment in democracy that stood as a model for a fledgling American government.
The Iroquois Constitution (Great American Political Documents): A discussion of the constitution of the Iroquois Confederacy and the influence of this constitution and its values on the political ideas of the United States.