Ancient World Civilizations - Self Reflection Essay

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Ancient World Civilizations – Self Reflection Essay 2002, an 8 year old Bradley Sylvestre was digging in a large dirt driveway equipped with a warped garden trowel, a toothbrush that was clearly not suitable to use hygienically anymore, and a small gardening shovel. Anxious to find remnants of an ancient world, I was very ecstatic when I found bones in the hole I dug. However, my parents weren’t so happy when I brought them the unearthed remains of my sister’s long-lost hamster. Anyone looking at that young and curious kid would have never guessed that he grew up to be me; a sophomore at Wentworth Institute of Technology majoring in biomedical engineering. Throughout my life I have always been deeply interested in being an archaeologist ever since of first learning about ancient civilizations. Unfortunately my longing for that career choice died, but my passion for the subject of history hasn’t faltered. Ancient World Civilizations will be my first college history course, however, I took several in high school. The main reason I took this class is to fulfill my passion for ancient civilizations, and it just so happened to be a humanities course I was required to take. Through modern-day technologies such as television, video games and the internet, it becomes easy for one to learn a lot about the ancient world. I mostly know small facts about civilizations because I played historical-based games such as Sid Meier’s Civilization, Age of Empires, Total War, and Crusader…

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