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What cultures and ideas influenced the development of the West?

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What cultures and ideas influenced the development of the West?

Great Law of Peace:

The Haudenosaunee (Six Nations, Iroquois Confederacy) have long been governed by an oral constitution, The Great Law of Peace, that some historians have credited as significantly influential on the US Constitution and Bill of Rights. The Great Law enshrines various democratic practices and principles and was well known to American intellectuals in the 1700s.

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Though the rise of Western civilization has traditionally been traced to Greco-Roman ideas and forms of government in the ancient world, and...

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