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gathering
women
80% sucess rate
!Kung
one of the last hunting and gathering societies...in Botswanna and South Africa
Equaltarian society
everyone is equal
Bands
10-20 people
prines
100's of people
cheeftom
1,000's
states
10,000's
what happened 11,000 years ago
some groups decided to domesticate plants and animals
Consequences of Agricultural society in the neolithic age
-predictable food source(food surplus)
-society will bbecome "stratified"
-storage technology(pottery)
-calenders,people writting
-population increases
-war, slaves
Fast economics
warfare
Who drew up a secre agreement to split up the middle east in 1916?
sir mark sykes and georges picot
T.E. Lawrence nickname
Lawerence of Arabia
King Feisal of Iraq
-became king in august of 1921
-he was sunni and not iraqi
-ruled iraqu from 1935-55
-whole family assasinated by Abdul-Qarim Qassam
Abdul-Qarim Qassam
-angered US and Brittish "fliting with USSR"
-Saddam Hussein tried to kill him in 1958
-1963 baath party brought him down
-murdered on tv
Saddam Hussien
-second in comand from 1968-1979
-former alli of the US
-captured by US on DEC. 13 2003
-executed DEC. 30 2006
clay tablet
2039 B.C.
Zigurrat
center tallest point og city
Summerians
-humans were created to provide labor for the gods
Eli Whitney
-went to yale, graduated in 1793, grew up in the north, moved to GA
1793
-cotton most popular crop, not very efficant
-slaves picked cotton in the south, 8 hrs for 1 lb
Cotton gin
more efficient
1800 vs 1860
1800- 5 million worth of cotton (7% us exports)
1860- 191 million worth of cotton (51% us exports)
John Brown
the abolitionist