• Seeds of Trees.
    four early river valley societies that had successfully met the requirements to be called civilizations: Mesopotamia, Egypt, China and India. These four civilizations encompass several similarities as to how they developed, including location, spirituality, governmental structure and forms of written...
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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 religous...
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  • Outline 1
    Body Paragraph 1 – Topic – (Similarity) – (Agriculture Development) – Due to the fact that the geographic location of the Empire was near a water source and fertile land, each society was able to introduce agriculture as a more reliable, and plentiful source of nutrition, rather than the norm of hunting...
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  • Mesopotamia & Egypt: Compare & Contrast
    Mesopotamia and Egypt Comparative Essay The first civilizations to exist developed along river valleys. There were four major river valleys, each unique in their own way. Two of the more powerful ones were Mesopotamia and Egypt. Although these two had many similarities, Egypt had a more peaceful and...
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  • AP World History Midterm Exam Study Guide
    Chapter 1 ● Mesopotamia (Tigris­Euphrates) ○ 8000­2000 BCE ■ Neolithic (New Stone Age) ■ Earliest Agriculture ○ City States (walled city and hinterland) sprung up around rivers ■ City­states= characteristic of mesopotamia, Archaic and Classical Greece, Phoenicia, and early Italy ○ People living...
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  • Comparison of Ancient China and Ancient Egypt
    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 showed up in the three categories of the technological...
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  • Danlist
    Date:_______________________ Direction: Identify the following statements. Write the answer in the space provided __________1. Land between two rivers __________2. Lawgiver of Babylon __________3. Sumerian’s ancient form of writing __________4. Greatest literary classic of Babylon ...
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  • River Valley Civilizations
    the banks of rivers. Although each one had different characteristics, there are a few facts that remain true of all four civilizations. The similarities between the civilizations are fairly understandable. First off, the four civilizations were located on rivers. Also, all four civilizations had very...
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  • History 100 study guide
    Better weapons & military protection. 5.) Writing system; the first one started was cuneiform: Wedge shaped marks on clay tablets. (Started in Mesopotamia) & Hieroglyphics (Egyptians). 6.) Complex worldview (religion): Explaining natural phenomenon and how to behave in public. Began organizing a society...
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  • History 86 Notes
    BEGGINING Paleolithic age (1 million years ago to 10,000 bc) Neolithic societies (varies) Bronze age (3100-1200 bc) Near east + Mediterranean Mesopotamia Civilization- urbanism; technological; industrial and social change; long distance trade and few forms of symbolic communications. King Amurabi...
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  • The Earth and It's Peoples Chapter 8 Outline: Networks of Communication and Exchange (300bce-1100ce)
    Mediterranean with China by way of Mesopotamia, Iran, and C. Asia. A. Origins of Operations * Parthians—named after homeland east of caspian sea—took over Iran and then Mesopotamia. They were a major force by 247 B.C.E. And had few written resources. There were several wars between the Parthians and...
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  • my work2
    chapter, consider why societies developed systems of laws. 28 Chapter 2 1 City-States in Mesopotamia MAIN IDEA INTERACTION WITH ENVIRONMENT The earliest civilization in Asia arose in Mesopotamia and organized into city-states. WHY IT MATTERS NOW The development of this civilization reflects...
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  • World History Lecture Notes
    a wall in Mesopotamia -reflects domestication of animals and plants – was a monumental change – resulted in a new way of living we know as farming – included pastoralism * Development of farming communities – a major change – started to be accompanied by a wall structure * Between about 12,000...
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    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 PAPER. Identify the following: Julius Caesar Solon Ptolemy Hippocrates...
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  • Yreah
    answers to the discussion questions: Neolithic Neolithic Agricultural Revolution Bronze Age Paleolithic “savages” Neanderthals Jericho Mesopotamia Sumerians cuneiform city-state Epic of Gilgamesh ziggurats animism Babylonian Empire Hammurabi Phoenicians Hittites Chapter 1...
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  • Chapter 11 Notes
    meaning the change from food gathering to food producing. Agricultural Revolution- The change form food gathering to food production that occurred between ca. 8000 and 2000 B.C.E. Also known as the Neolithic Revolution. I E C This developed into a complex civilization. Plants not growing caused families...
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  • Caste System
    greater in similarities dealing with social hierarchy rather than differences in religion; one would think dealing with another region. There are several characteristics which distinguish the ancient societies such as Mesopotamian, Egyptian and India, apart but a similarity that touches...
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  • The Birth of Civilization
    civilization have on later Indian religious and social practices? EARLY CHINESE CIVILIZATION page 23 WHY DID large territorial states arise in ancient China? THE RISE OF CIVILIZATION IN THE AMERICAS page 27 HOW DID agriculture influence the development of civilizations in Mesoamerica? 1 he earliest humans...
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  • Networks of Communication and Exchange (Chapter 7) 300 Bce-600 Bce
    plants trees to China through the trade. - Long-distance trade was made important by China’s demand for western products. Nomadic steppe people didn’t trade very much but controlled areas of the Silk Road and sold pack animal’s that were necessary for early traders. -By 100 BCE, China could trade with...
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  • Chapters 1&2 Human Origins and Early Civilizations
    for storage 5. Women a. Cultivation of fields b. Pottery, spinning 6. “Migration of skills” a. Balkans by 5000 B.C.E. b. Egypt, Europe by 4000 B.C.E. c. Britain, India by 3000 B.C.E. PRELITERATE SOCIETY AND RELIGION A. Social Organization 1. Family as social unit a. Elementary family—first...
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