A pattern that was common among the ancient civilizations of China, Rome, Greece, Mesopotamia, Egypt, and India was that most of them started as a dictatorship, a monarchy, or a dynasty. Eventually, most of them changed to a democracy, republic, or to class systems. Almost all of the civilizations had one or two great leaders. For example, Egypt had King Tut, Greece had Alexander the Great and Rome had Julius Caesar.
China has had many
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class was the rulers. Besides the ruling families, the high class also included leading officials, and high priests. The small middle class had merchants, artisans, and lower priests. The majority of the people were at the bottom and were peasant farmers.
These are the ancient civilizations and what their governments were like. They had many great rulers and kings. Most of them followed the pattern of changing from one ruler into a republic or democracy.