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Title: River Valley Civilizations


1
River Valley Civilizations
  • Unit 1 Review

2
River Valley Civilizations
  • Which of these is a characteristic of
    civilization?
  • A. Cities with large populations
  • B. Priests, artisans, metal workers, and artist
  • C. Religious institutions, governmental
    institutions, economic institutions
  • D. Tax records
  • E. Irrigation systems
  • F. All the above

3
Neolithic Revolution
  • After the development of agriculture and the
    domestication of animals what events took place?
  • I. New farming tools and more available food
  • II. Rise in population and the emergence of
    villages
  • III. Annual flooding and new technologies
  • IV. The Nile and the Huang He were discovered
  • I, II, and IV
  • II, III, and IV
  • I, III, and IV
  • I, II, and III

4
River Valley Civilizations
  • What is the name of this river valley?
  • Mesopotamia
  • Beginning about 3500 BC
  • Fertile Crescent
  • Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
  • 6 city-states
  • Constant warfare
  • Overrun by Persians in 539 BC

5
River Valleys
  • As a result of the development of river valleys
    which events took place?
  • Emergence of villages
  • Stable communities
  • Specialized workers
  • Steady supply of food
  • I, II, and IV
  • II, III, and IV
  • I, II, and III
  • I, II, III, and IV

6
Interpreting Charts
7
River Valley Civilizations
8
River Valley Civilizations
  • What is the name of this river valley?
  • Egypt
  • Beginning about 3150 BC
  • Nile River Valley
  • Predictable floods
  • Legendary King Menes
  • United upper lower portions of this civilization

9
River Valley Civilizations
  • What is the name of this river valley?
  • Indus River Valley
  • Beginning about 2500 BC
  • Protected by Thar Desert
  • and Himalayan Mtns.
  • Hundreds of well-planned
  • cities with advanced sewage

10
Neolithic Revolution
  • What event initiated the Neolithic Revolution
  • A. The use of bronze
  • B. Global rise in temperatures
  • C. The domestication of animals
  • D. Fertile soil

11
River Valley Civilizations
  • What is the name of this river valley?
  • China
  • Beginning about 2000 BC
  • Huang He (Yellow) and
  • Yangtze Rivers
  • Fertile Plain
  • Protected and isolated
  • Himalayan Mtns., Tibetan Plateau, and Taklimakan
    Desert
  • Long periods of in-fighting between powerful
    warlords
  • Xia, Shang and Zhou Dynasties
  • Mandate of Heaven and the Dynastic Cycle

12
Government
  • This is a uniform code that intended to unite
    diverse groups. It could also have been the basis
    for the 10 commandments.
  • Justinian's Code
  • Mandate of Heaven
  • Hammurabis Code
  • Theocracy

13
Writing Systems
  • This is a type of writing system in Mesopotamia.
    What is it? Cunieform

14
Writing Systems
  • This is a type of writing system in Egypt. What
    is it? Hieroglyphics

15
Writing Systems
  • This is a type of writing system in China. What
    is it? Pictograph

16
Characteristics of Civilization
  • The Ziggurat of the Sumerians is an example of
    which of the 5 characteristics of civilization?
  • A. Advanced cities
  • B. Complex institutions
  • C. Record keeping
  • D. Specialized workers

17
Characteristics of Civilization
  • Grid systems, plumbing, and sewage in the Indus
    River Valley is an example of which
    characteristic of civilization?
  • Specialized workers
  • Advanced cities
  • Advanced technology
  • Record keeping

18
Art Architecture
  • Bronze work reserved for weapons and ceremonial
    vessels, was a trait of which river valley?
  • Egypt
  • Mesopotamia
  • Indus
  • China

19
Image Credits
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