The Vikings’ violent ways quickly create resistance from the local Algonquin people, and their colonization is not permanent.In Iceland, the Vikings are unable to easily plunder neighboring lands and quickly become a peaceful people, engaging in trade.By the time of Jesus, Etruscan culture was almost completely absorbed into Roman culture.Greek resistance to Roman rule leads to the complete destruction of Corinth and the sale of its inhabitants into slavery. The Roman Republic begins expanding across Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East. Eventually, hundred of thousands of Rome’s citizens received free food for political reasons.Iron weapons rapidly replace bronze and become common throughout Europe, the Fertile Crescent, Egypt, and elsewhere.The feminine-friendly Minoan civilization on Crete collapses, as does Mycenaean civilization not long afterward.El Nio cycles regularly affect South American civilization, and elaborate food production and storage systems are designed to cope with them, as well as other environmental challenges.
The Aryan (pastoral tribes of the steppe regions) invasion of India leads to their caste system; the invaders are the favored class.
In the Caribbean, agricultural Arawakan peoples begin migrating along the archipelago from South America, eventually displacing/absorbing the hunter-gatherer peoples there.
They populate the Greater Antilles in the millions by 1492, and are loosely known as the Taino.
Not many Americans will find this essay an enjoyable read, but that is not its purpose.
I am an accountant by profession, not a historian, political scientist, economist, or scientist, and this essay should to be read with that in mind.