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'''Western Civilization''' is the name given to one of the four significant ancient [[civilization]]s of the world. It began in [[Ancient Greece]] more than 3000 years ago, and currently covers Europe, North America, and Australasia. [[Christianity]], which spread using the language of the [[Greece|Greeks]] and then the [[Romans]], pushed the achievements of Western Civilization to the greatest of all of world history.  Beginning in the late 20th Century, attempts to undermine the [[Christian]] foundation of Western Civilization has gained ground in [[Britain]], [[France]], and [[Germany]], but not [[Poland]].
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'''Western Civilization''' is the name given to one of the four significant ancient [[civilization]]s of the world. It began in [[Ancient Greece]] more than 3000 years ago, and currently covers Europe, North America, and Australasia. [[Christianity]], which spread using the language of the [[Greece|Greeks]] and then the [[Romans]], pushed the achievements of Western Civilization to the greatest of all of world history.  Beginning in the 20th Century, attempts to undermine the [[Christian]] foundation of Western Civilization have gained ground in [[Britain]], [[France]], and [[Germany]], but not as much in the [[United States]] and [[Poland]].
  
 
President [[Donald Trump]] spoke of the need to defend Western Civilization in his speech in [[Warsaw]] on July 6, 2017.
 
President [[Donald Trump]] spoke of the need to defend Western Civilization in his speech in [[Warsaw]] on July 6, 2017.
  
Western values, which have always emphasized individual rights and freedoms, are often contrasted with the values of the other great civilizations of the world, those of the [[Middle East]], [[India]], and [[China]].
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Western values, which have traditionally emphasized individual rights and freedoms, are often contrasted with the values of the other great civilizations of the world, those of the [[Middle East]], [[India]], and [[China]].
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
 
 
*[[Greek painting]]
 
*[[Greek painting]]
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[[Category:Sociology]]
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Latest revision as of 13:04, 23 June 2018

Western Civilization is the name given to one of the four significant ancient civilizations of the world. It began in Ancient Greece more than 3000 years ago, and currently covers Europe, North America, and Australasia. Christianity, which spread using the language of the Greeks and then the Romans, pushed the achievements of Western Civilization to the greatest of all of world history. Beginning in the 20th Century, attempts to undermine the Christian foundation of Western Civilization have gained ground in Britain, France, and Germany, but not as much in the United States and Poland.

President Donald Trump spoke of the need to defend Western Civilization in his speech in Warsaw on July 6, 2017.

Western values, which have traditionally emphasized individual rights and freedoms, are often contrasted with the values of the other great civilizations of the world, those of the Middle East, India, and China.

See also