The cannon was and is still in use today for wars. Gunpowder, running in at number six, is used in cannons or any other firearm to make them fire. It was also invented by the Chinese.
Welcome, to the Top Ten Most Important Discoveries of Ancient Civilizations. Starting at number ten, we have the cannon. The cannon was invented by China.
Along with the Olympics, Democracy also tags along with important Greek inventions. Democracy ranks in at second place! Democracy is one of the most popular choices for the government of a state.
The Olympics, ranked as number nine, was invented by Baron Pierre de Coubertin. Pierre's version of the Olympics is based off of the Greek Olympics.
Roads, at number three, were also invented by the Romans. Roads are a big factor in our transportation. Transportation would be a lot different without roads.
Ranking in at number five is Latin. Latin was invented by the Romans. Latin is one of the most commonly spoken langauges.
Christopher Columbus is ranked at number eight. Although he did not find America like it is commonly mistaken, but he did open the new world of exploration to other explorers.
At number four, we have the Magna Carta. The Magna Carta was made during Medieval Europe, Its a list and rights the people had. Parts of the Magna Carta are in the Declaration of Independence.
Ranking at number seven, we have the Ninety-Five Theses. The Ninety-Five Theses were written by Martin Luther during the Reformation. Later on, this document became the foundation of the Protestant Reformation.
Finally, ranking in at number one, we have medicine. The earliest practices was by the Greek. Without medicine, we couldn't heal many people of curable diseases or accidents that require hospital medication.