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World History

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Transcript of World History

WORLD HISTORY
BEFORE HISTORY
Australopithecus- "The Southern Ape"
Homo Erectus- "Upright-Walking Human" (fire, language skills)
Homo Sapiens- "Consciously Thinking Human", migrated to temperate lands of north Africa and Eurasia 100,000 years ago

Paleolithic

VS

Neolithic

more info
2,000,000 BCE
"Old Stone Age"
Hunting & Gathering
Social Equality
Big-Game Hunting
Neanderthal people- Europe and southwest Asia
nomadic
Belief in Afterlife
Burial of the dead
Chinese Horse
French Horse
Lascaux Cave ~ 15,000 BCE
Catal Huyuk (turkey) ~ 6500 BCE
Skara Brae (scotland) ~ 3180 BCE
"New Stone Age"
Tool Making techniques
Early Agriculture Society (9000 BCE)
Jericho (earliest village)
Slash-and-burn
Relied on Cultivation
Decline in women status
Developed Calendar
1371- Muslim Calendar
4637- Chinese Calendar (years correlate to animals)
5761- Hebrew Calendar
Personal Possessions
Early religion
(Venus Figurine-fertility)
Archeology
The study of past people/cultures by examination of their remains
Anthropology
The Study of the origins of human life/ human cultures
Geography
The study of people, their environments, and their resource
History
The study of how people lived in the past, evidence of their written relics or objects made by people
Prehistory
The time before writing systems were developed
10,000 BCE
*Indo-European migrations
(3000 BCE-1000 CE)
Sumer
Indus Valley
China
Fertile Crescent: Persian Gulf to Mediterranean Sea
Mediterranean Sea "land between the rivers"
built worlds first cities (political & military authority)
City-States constantly fought
went to Mesopotamia from Arabian ans Syrian Deserts
assembled monarchy
kings ruled in cooperation with local nobles
Religion
goal was to keep gods happy with sacrifices and ceremonies
each city-state had a special god
fear of natural disasters

Accomplishments
first writing- c
uneiform
first wheeled vehicle-
chariots

basic algebra & geometry
number system (based on 6)
12 month Calendar (tracked seasons)
ziggurats
c
omplex irrigation systems
first to use arches, column, ramps
sumerian art
3200 BCE
3500-2300 BCE
Shang & Zhou
1650-1027BCE
1027-256 BCE
2700-1100 BCE
Old Kingdom – 2700-2200BCE –
Pyramid Age
Pharaohs, Mummification, Pyramids
Middle Kingdom – 2050-1800BCE –
Turbulent Age
Major Construction – land drainage, canal to
Red Sea, temples at Luxor & Karnak
New Kingdom – 1550-1100BCE –
Empire Age
Empire at its largest – from Kush to the Euphrates
Famous Rulers:
Akhenaton attempts monotheism 1380BCE Hatshepsut dies 1482BCE
Ramses II becomes pharaoh 1290BCE


Sargon of Akkad
created first empire: 2300BCE
-warrior vs Sumerian city-states
Hammurabi
centralized rule
regular taxation
Hammurabi's Law (Mesopotamian Law Code)
civil laws, death penalties, "law o retaliation"
Religion
Fields of Study
Recorded history began 5,000 years ago
Features of civilizations
Beginning 3000BC
well-organized central governments
complex religions
job specialization: priests, nobles, merchants, peasants
arts & architecture
public works: irrigation system, roads, bridges, defensive walls
writings
cities
Code of Hammurabi: 1790BCE
Accomplishments
Women had high status
Education for wealthy males
Geometry, Engineering, Astronomy
Painting, Sculptures, Literature
Best medicine in ancient world
Hieroglyphics

Demotic


Greek
Rosetta Stone- 196BCE
Ancient
Egypt
Tutankhamen
Village gods
Afterlife = Good go to Happy Field of Food – Bad go to crocodile-shaped eater of the dead
Mummification to provide a home for the soul
Pharaoh considered a god – son of Amon-Re
Tutankhanmen- believed that soon after opening a tomb would die (curse)
Architecture
Valley of the three Kings
Statue
Obelisk
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