Chinese civilization arose and developed in a vast area, one-third largerthan the United States if such dependencies as Manchuria, Inner Mongolia, andTibet are included.
The Maya civilization.
The history of civilization does not include everybody. No hunting or nomadic peoples could generate a civilization -- they lacked the stability and resources, and, with the exception of a limited numbers of signs and symbols, they never developed writing, unless it came from the outside.
the independent states of the Americas
Some diseases brought over from Europe to the Americas included smallpox and measles.
The Harappan civilization stretched from Afghanistan to Bangladesh, and it included north India and Pakistan.
The 5 European countries that colonized the Americas included the Spanish, French, Portuguese, Netherlands, and England.