Early civilizations

Topics: Ancient Egypt, Human, Neolithic Pages: 3 (554 words) Published: May 19, 2015
Early civilizations

Prehistory:
The period of time before written records

Neanderthal:
A group of early people who were classified as Homo Sapiens (wise human being) Their remains are between 100,000 and 30,000 years ago
They were the first people to burry their dead

Homo sapien sapien
The group of people that replace Neanderthal, includes us
Begin to spread out and populated the earth

Paleolithic “ old stone” Age
2.5 million to 10 thousand B.C
Sometimes called the old stone age
People begin living in small groups
They hunt fish and gather nomadic
Wonder around looking for food
Cave painting

Neolithic revolution
Some where between 8 thousand B.C & 4 thousand B.C
The is called the new stone age
People began to grow food and keep animals
They domesticate animals (train them to help them to do something for them) This was called the single most important development in all oh history, scientist say this is the most greatest thing happen People began living in permitted villages, they don’t have to wonder around no more

4 river valley civilizations
1. The Nile river located north east Africa
2. The Tigeris and Euphrates rivers located middle east
3. Indus river located south west Asia
4. Huang He river located north east Asia

Culture
The way of life that a people follow in a certain area

Civilization
A complex culture with a large number of people sharing some common elements Includes:
1. City
2. Government
3. Religion
4. Writing
5. Art
6. Social structure
Nile river valley
The longest river in water
It is divided into two parts the upper Nile and the lower Nile

3 kingdoms
The early civilization is divide into 3 parts:
1. Old kingdom- 2700 B.C to 2200 B.C, this is when they built pyramid 2. Middle kingdom- 2050 B.C to 1562 B.C, golden age, the pharaoh tried to help the people 3. New kingdom -1567 B.C to 1085 B.C, the Egyptian force their enemies out and...
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