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Civilizations Include...
Cities
Government
Religion
Social Structure
Communication and Writing
Art
The Only Civilization Without a System of Writing Was...
The Incas
Define GSPRITE.
Geography/Social/Political/Religion/Intelectual/Technology/Economy
Define and state orgin of DELTA.
A split in a river
Greek
Define Mesapotamia.
Land Between Two Rivers
Define Theocracy
Government run by religion
Define Democracy
Government run by the people
Define Monarchy
Government Run By Monarchs
Define City/State.
Cities with political and ecinomical control over the surrounding countryside
Define Circa.
Around
Define Polytheistic.
Belived in many gods.
Define Ziggurat.
Polytheistic's place of worship, made out of mud bricks. Largest building made out of mud bricks.
It is easier to conquer outlying lands if there are no what?
Natural Barriers.
The first empire was made by who/when?
Sargon 2340 B.C.
Define Empire.
A large political unit in charge of several city/states.
Why were the romans able to maintain their empire?
They let their citizens keep their culture and beliefs.
The second empire was built buy who/when/
Hammurapi 1792 B.C.
What was the empire famous for?
Laws
Geometry
First To Use Horses.
Calender.
Common Time.
The Wheel.
Irrigation.
Cuniform.
When did the Hebrews enter palastine?
1220 B.C.
What happened when they got there.
Warred with current residents
What did the hebrews do in 1000 B.C.?
Built a monarchy?
Who was the Hebrews first king, when did he rule?
King Solomon
971 to 931 B.C.
What was the capital of Israel?
Jerusalum.
What happened after King solomons death?
Palastine Split into two kingdoms.
What were the two kingdoms?
Israel and Judah
What were three contributions of the Phoenicians?
The Alphabet
International Trade
Great Colonists
What was Phoenica's most famous colony?
Carthege.