• World History Questions
    farming, the role of women diminished, since the men did the hard labor of plowing. Women were still allowed to own land at the time. The writing system in Mesopotamia, cuneiform, was controlled by male scribes. This dominance probably led to a further decline in the role of women in Mesopotamian...
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  • Comparison and Contrast Between Early China, Mesopotamia, and Early African Societies
    Early China, Mesopotamia, and Early African societies had a multitude of similarities as well as differences that led to their success. These three civilizations were alike in the sense that they all relied on rivers for their existence, and they were different in how they were ruled and the roles...
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  • APWH notes
    , such as Mesoamerica and the Andes c. David Christian: the declining position of women was a product of growing social complexity i. Men were less important in the household, so may have been more available to assume powerful and prestigious specialist roles ii. Men used this authority to shape...
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  • Questions on Mesopotamia
    . Mesopotamia because heavily dependent on trade for supplies they couldn’t get locally or make for themselves. 5. Mesopotamia was a patriarchal society, meaning it was ruled by men, who had control over everything. Women had very small roles in society, though some were important, such as educated scribes...
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  • Vipin
    Compare the culture, state and social structure of two or more early civilizations: Mesopotamia, Egypt, Indus Valley. 5 Major Historical Themes: - Human And Environment Interaction: People who lived in these ancient civilizations had a great impact on the environment. An example of this...
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  • Discussing Egypt and Mesopotamia
    civilizations. Social differences were less clear because it is difficult to obtain information on daily life for early civilizations. It is probable, though, that the status of women was greater in Egypt than in Mesopotamia. Egyptians gave great respect to women at least in the upper classes. Also...
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  • Ap History Compare and Contrast Essay: Egypt and Mesopotamia
    and rough terrains that made it impossible to unite the many different settled communities under one rule. The Nile River was the total opposite of the rivers of Mesopotamia. These kings emerged mainly by their military status and role. Through their powers they created mechanisms such as military...
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  • Notes
    ) Writing of records Consequences of the Neolithic Revolution 1) Trade 2) Specialized crafters 3) Division of Labor 4) Men and Women relationship a) Men assumed primary role a.i) Working in the fields and herding the animals b) Women remained behind b.i) Cared for children, wove clothing, cooked...
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  • Ap Summer Assignet
    prevented conflict. They managed irrigation to make sure crop production was going smoothly. Early government was a basic form of empires. Individuals in ancient Mesopotamia created the government system. Hammurabi’s Code is one of the most significant pieces of law because it was the most complete...
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  • Tabitha
    one can see that they had a The Egyptians and Mesopotamians had similar gender roles on women. They had more legal rights and social freedom than any women in any early civilization. The women could own property, work outside the house, inherit from their parents, get one third of their husband...
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  • Aasd
    society, the importance of their existing class structures and finally the role of women in these dynamic civilizations. Mesopotamia and Egypt were both in flood basins of major rivers. Mesopotamia was characterized by turmoil and tension and in contrast Egypt was characterized by stability and...
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  • Essay on the Anicent Civilizations
    is “The Epic of Gilgamesh”. Along with early literature, Sumerian art also developed steadily. Statues and paintings decorated the temples and palaces of the gods, and paintings of the gods were placed in peoples’ houses too. Religion played a vital role in Sumerian culture and politics. Like the...
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  • Chapter 1 Ap Worlds
    Hebrew, Aramaic, and Phoenician. 14. City-state- a small independent state consisting of an urban center and the surrounding agricultural territory. A characters form in early Mesopotamia Archaize. 15. Hammurabi- known for a code of laws inscribed on black stone pillar, illustrating the principles...
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  • Ap World History Chaoters 1-6
    , intelligence allowed for the means of cultivation, specialized labor, work based societies and religion. | Chapter 2 Early Societies in South-West Asia and the Indo-European Migrations Cues | Notes | Gilgamesh His role in ancient Mesopotamia? | A king who ruled about 2750 B.C.E...
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  • Essay
    institutions especially government and religion, stratified classes, and trade. Early civilizations included Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Indus River, and China. The Heritage of the River Valley Civilizations River valley civilizations left a number of durable innovations, but most...
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  • Chapter 1-3 Notes
    powerful and prestigious specialist roles ii.  men used this authority to shape the values and practices of their societies in ways that benefited them at the expense of women d.  the association of women with nature because of their role in reproduction may also have played a role   i...
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  • Meso and Egypt Compare/ Contrast
    journeying spirit. Similarly, the Mesopotamians and Egyptians treated the women of their society the same, negatively. Early on in Mesopotamia, the women played a huge role in the society. They cooked and gathered food. They were represented with nature, birth, etc. When Mesopotamia became a...
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  • Unit 1
    the fact that both early Egypt and early Mesopotamia founded their own writing styles which still survive today. Also, although each cultures style and purpose was quite different, Egypt and Mesopotamia both built pyramids. As for differences, Mesopotamia was created as a walled city while Egypt was...
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  • Trends in Ancient Civilizations
    these two civilizations. As societies became more urban, men became more dominant over women in all areas of society. The patriarchy in Mesopotamia and Egypt was mild at first compared to other societies, but still drastically affected a woman’s life. In Mesopotamia, females held high positions in...
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  • From Human Prehistory to the Early Civilizations
    Questions The role of a male during the Paleolithic age was supplying food for the population by hunting, but as the first sedentary civilizations arose in the Neolithic ages, women started to play greater roles in supplying food through agriculture.
 Indus River and The Huanghe Civilization...
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