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events that happened in the past
history
geography
the study of people, enviroment, and resources for them
Paleolithic (Old Stone Age)
nomads/hunters always moving and looking for food
Neolithic (New stone age)
change from hunting and moving around to settling and gathering/farming food
cultural diffusion
the spread of ideas, customs, and technology from one person to another
someone who studies ways of life of early people by examining their physical remains
archaeologist
where did the first cities emerge?
river valleys (fertile land)
code of laws to unite Babylon (1st major collection of laws)
Hammurabi's Code of Law
first form of picture writing
hieroglyphics
linked China to best trade route
Silk Road
pharoahs-
Egyptian rulers believed to be a god
Egyptians were (religion):
polytheistic
a system of rankings to which someone was born and judged upon karma and according to job
caste system
two rivers that influenced India and China
Yangzi and Huang He
two rivers that influenced India
Indus and Ganges
Chinese system of writing (fine handwriting)
calligraphy
some achievements of ancient china:
great wall, texts on science, acupuncture, paper-making
5 Major Religions:
Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity, Judaism, Confucianism
1. peninsula isolated by _____
2. many small __________ instead of large valleys
3. seas linked Greeks to outside lands, became sailors to trade with ______ and Spain
1. mountains
2. city-states
3. Egypt
What war is this?:
[group of people] conquered Ionia, Ionia rebelled and Athens helped
Persian War
Cause of Peloponnesian War:
Athens had Delian League
Sparta had Peloponnesian League
encouraged different government
war broke out
Sparta or Athens?
1. Aristocracy, then democracy
2. War, War, and more War
3. rigorous upbringing
1. Athens
2. Sparta
3. Sparta
Alexander (son of Philip) expanded land to ____ and ____
Persia and Asia Minor
Did rome tolerate conquered lands other religions or did they force them to convert?
they tolerated as long as they paid taxes
most language was derived from....
Latin
who wrote the greek epic odyssey?
Homer
Socrates:
examined youths answers, never wrote anything down, death sentence at 70 for "corrupting youth"
fine, windblown yellow soil
loess
seasonal wind, mostly India
and
leader of Aryan tribes
monsoon
and
rajah
when you recieve trade
and
when you send trade
export
and
import