• Seeds of Trees.
    According to the encyclopedia Encarta, a civilization is an advanced state of a society possessing historical and cultural unity. There are four early river valley societies that had successfully met the requirements to be called civilizations: Mesopotamia, Egypt, China and India. These four...
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  • History
    History There are many similarities and differences between early civilizations that developed in Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, and China. For instance, most of Mesopotamia and China's Government structure was made up of city-states, while Egypt was made up of dynasties. According to their...
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  • Outline 1
    northern and central India, and even Mesopotamia. And soon enough they were able to develop a writing system and religion, all because of their geographic location. c. Mesopotamia – Located between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, the flat land known as Mesopotamia, is known as the first...
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  • AP World History Midterm Exam Study Guide
    economically ○ Monsoons helped them harvest crops 2x a year ● SIMILARITIES/DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MESOPOTAMIA, EGYPT, AND INDUS ○ Mesopotamia and EgyptSimilarity: ● Kingship=Dominant political form ■ Difference: ● Worldview (egypt=optimistic, meso=pessimistic) ● Meso= sharp social divisions...
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  • Mesopotamia & Egypt: Compare & Contrast
    invade. Surrounding Egypt was the Sahara Desert, China and India Mountains, the Red Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea. These geographic features forced everyone to be concentrated in the 10 miles of fertile land along the river. Whereas in Mesopotamia, they had 100 miles of fertile soil, then...
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  • Comparison of Ancient China and Ancient Egypt
    There were four main ancient River Valley civilizations: the Fertile Crescent of Mesopotamia, the Nile River of Egypt, the Indus River of India, and the Yellow River of China. These civilizations showed specific similarities and contrasting differences. Many of these differences and similarities...
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  • History 86 Notes
    EGYPT VS MESOPOTAMIA 3100-1075 BCE VS CA. 3500-1550 BCE Egypt geographically isolated/ Mesopotamia traffic Optimistic, less war whereas Mesopotamia had lots of war Pleasant afterlife as opposed to Mesopotamia’s unpleasant afterlife Similarities include their locations close to water...
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  • River Valley Civilizations
    civilizations. The similarities between the civilizations are fairly understandable. First off, the four civilizations were located on rivers. Also, all four civilizations had very similar climates. The climates were warm and dry with seasonal flooding. Each civilization used irrigation to dampen the...
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  • World History Lecture Notes
    take over religious control of institutions 15. The Epic of Gilgamesh provides an example of the exercise of secular power 10/5/12 Test Essay Question Analyze the similarities and differences between belief systems in ancient Mesopotamia and those in ancient Egypt. (3000-500 BCE...
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    AP World History Test Review for “Classical Empires of the Ancient World” Empires to Review Persia, Classical Greece and the Hellenistic World, Rome, Qin China, Han China, India. WRITE THESE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON ANOTHER SHEET OF...
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  • History 100 study guide
    Mesopotamia, Egypt, North India, China, and the Aegean region.  Compare and contrast the Mesopotamians and Egyptians in regards to their world-view (religions.)  What factors help to explain any differences that might have existed between the two?  (Class Lecture, Critical thinking question, and...
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  • Danlist
    industrialized economies 15. The ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia and Egypt were similar in that both cultures o o o o developed along rivers established trade routes to China used the ziggurat form for their temples used a hieroglyphic writing system 16. One reason for the...
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    deposits of silt at the mouth of the river. 36 Chapter 2 Contrasting What was the main difference between the flooding of the Nile and that of the rivers in Mesopotamia? The Nile provided a reliable system of transportation between Upper and Lower Egypt. The Nile flows north, so...
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  • Chapter 11 Notes
    , India and Central Asia are the main areas for culture and religion while being successful in agriculture and producing their foods. Although they went through competition to own the most land. Geography and Resources Trades, goods and people moved back and forth between China, India and Central Asia...
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  • The Earth and It's Peoples Chapter 8 Outline: Networks of Communication and Exchange (300bce-1100ce)
    CH 8: Networks of Communication and Exchange, 300 B.C.E.—1100C.E. I. The Silk Road * Silk Road—the trade route linking the lands of the Mediterranean with China by way of Mesopotamia, Iran, and C. Asia. A. Origins of Operations * Parthians—named after homeland east of caspian...
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  • Caste System
    of misfortune rather than any fault of their own unlike in India it was thought to be deserved. In a slight contrast of Patriarchy in other societies was in Egypt. Although still patriarchal, compared to today’s standards ;women had more influence than in Mesopotamia and India...
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  • Yreah
    developing Hindu tradition? 4. What differences between Indian and Chinese geography help explain differences in social and cultural patterns? 5. How did the Indian caste system differ from the organization of Chinese society? 6. Compare the social and family structures of India and China in the classical period. What were the main differences? The main similarities?...
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  • The Birth of Civilization
    East between 4000 and 3000 B.C.E., and by the second millennium B.C.E., there were civilized societies in Eurasia, China, and the Americas. Mesopotamia Sumerians arrive in the Tigris-Eurphrates River valley, ca. 3500 B.C.E., and establish the first city-states, ca. 2800 B.C.E. Egypt Egyptian...
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  • Networks of Communication and Exchange (Chapter 7) 300 Bce-600 Bce
    Society –A trading network that centered on the Indian Ocean, it connected East Africa, Southern Arabia, the Persian Gulf, India, Southeast Asia, and China. - Trade took place mainly in East coast of India to Southeast Asian Islands, China and the South China Sea, and the Persian Gulf to the east...
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  • History Review Through 600 Ce
    baskets and ne6ts z. Wheels for carts {. Sails for boats |. Most important! Creation of bronze weapons by combing copper with tin -> Bronze Age C. The Big, Early Civilizations: Rivers Deliver 12. Mesopotamia (“land between the rivers”) – River...
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