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list all 7 continents
asia, europe, africa, north america, south america, australia, antartica
list all 4 oceans
pacific, indian, atlantic, antarctic
which direction does a river flow
downstream
where does a river begin?
source fo the river
area of land surrounded by water on 3 sides
peninsula
area of land surrounded by water on all sides
island
lines parallel to the equator
laditude
lines parallel to the prime meridian
longitude
natural resources
anything from the natural environment that people use to meet their needs
archeologist
the scientific study of material remains of past human life and activities
artifact
something created by humars for practical purposes
radiocarbon dating
finding the age of an object
period of time when people gradually shifted from hunting and gathering to agriculture
neolithic revolution
when did man being to use fire
paleolithic
when was cave are developed?
paleolithic
nomads
a people that move from place to place looking for food and shelter
new stone age
neolithic
culture
the act of developing the intellecual and moral faculties especially by education
why are river valleys the cradles of civilizations
most began there
phoenicians
traders, created alphabet, sailors
how were tools first made
stones and metals
river valley civilizations
phoenicans, sumerians, egyptians, babylonians, assyrians
judaism
religion of the hebrews
holy book of the hebrews
torah
abraham
prophet of the hebrews
language of the sumerains
cuneiform
specialization of labor
when labor is divided by interest
theocracy
government is enertwined with religion
caste system
levels of social classes based on occupation and birth
hindu kush
mountains surrounding india
reincarnation
dying and coming back to life until you have enough karma
huang he river
yellow river
mandate of heaven
chosen from heaven to be emperor
confucianism
respect elders, proper conduct for people and government, we are good and strive to be that way
monotheism
believing in 1 god
polytheism
beleiving in more than 1 god
oligarchy
government where a group of people rule
monarchy
ruling power is the in the hands of 1 person
democracy
citizens elect their leaders
tyranny
when a person seizes power
zeus
god of all gosd
hera
goddess of women and childbirth
athena
goddess of wisdom
ares
god of war
apollo
god of the sun
aphrodite
goddess of love
posedeon
god of the sea
hellenistic culture
the combining of greek and persian cultures
father of geometry
pythagoras
alexander the great
military leader, ruled empire, very smart
plato taught ___
aristotle
homer
writer, worte iliad and oddessy
who tutored alexander the great
aristotle
sparta
very militant soviety
myths
a story to explain feelings, and natural occurrences
where is rome
italian peninsula
twins who created rome
remus, romulus
punic wars were between
rome and carthage
3 social classes in rom
plebeians, patricians, slaves
12 tablets
bronze tables with laws on them
republic
government where citizens elect their leaders
responsibilities of roman citizens
vote, pay taxes, obey laws
leader of carthaginian forces in 2nd rome war
hannibal
who won punic wars
rome