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Title: Ancient Civilizations


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Ancient Civilizations
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Revolution
  • Creation of Permanent Settlements
  • No longer nomadic
  • New Social Classes
  • Chiefs and Warriors
  • New Technology
  • Domestication of animals

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Egyptian Civilization
  • Geography
  • North Africa
  • Nile River
  • Religion
  • Polytheistic
  • Belief in life after death

4
  • Government
  • Ruler-Pharaoh
  • Both King and God

5
  • Contributions
  • Calendar
  • Papyrus
  • Advances in Science and Art
  • System of writing-Hieroglyphics

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Mesopotamina/Sumeria
  • Geography
  • Fertile Crescent
  • Between the Tigris and Euphrates River
  • Fertile Soil

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  • Religion
  • Polytheistic
  • Ziggurats
  • Government
  • Hereditary Ruler
  • Chief Servant of the Gods

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  • Contributions
  • Wheeled Vehicle
  • Cuneiform-form of writing
  • Developed Algebra and Geometry

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Indus River ValleyHarappa and Mohenjo-Daro
  • Geography
  • India
  • Dealt with Monsoons
  • Religion
  • Polytheistic
  • Contributions
  • Urban Planning
  • Well Planned Cities

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China
  • Geography
  • River Valley of Huang He
  • Yellow River
  • Religion
  • Polytheistic
  • Balance between Yin and the Yang

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  • Government
  • Groups of Families ruled (Dynasty)
  • Contributions
  • Chinese Characters (written language)

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Code of Hammurabi
  • The first Collection of Written Laws
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