The Stone Age
the period of human prehistory that lasted until about 15,000 years ago, during which stone tools were the most common technology used by humans
Old Stone Age when people made tools from stones and were hunters and gatherers
..., old stone age, first hnumans appear, had art, religion and primitive inventions, nomads who found ways to adapt to different environments and invented tools
bone, skin, wood, and stone
Long periods of freezing weather when much of the earth was covered by sheets of ice
Otzi the Iceman
a dead body found in the Alps that once belonged to a man that lived in the Late Stone Age
the time when people learned to farm and herd animals and to live in villages. This change is called the Neolithic Revolution. These times are also known as the New Stone Age.
lived in new stone age, farmers, used domestication
The wheel, pottery for cooking, the plow to extend areas of cultivation
..., -5,000 years ago
- when farming became a way of life and allowed nomads to settle down and build villages
Oldest Neolithic community in the West Bank between Israel and Jordan
an Neolithic villiage in present day Turkey
first civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Rivers in present day Iraq; term means "land between the rivers;" Sumerian culture
a complex, organized society that has advanced cities, a government, religion, record keeping and writing, job specializtion, social classes,and arts and architecture
An ancient region of southern Mesopotamia which rose around 3300 B.C. The first empire that ruled in Mesopotamia and is credited with inventing writing.
Found along the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, this was the first early river civilization. The cities in this area were governed by city-states and used irrigation to produced their corps.
the earliest known civlization; were the first to have a language and are responsible for the creation of irrigation technology, cunieform, and religious conceptions.
leader of the akkadians, overan the summerian city-states and set up the first empire in the history
A set of laws that were created by Hammurabi, who the king of Babylon. It was the first set of laws in writing and the laws would govern all of his state. He addressed issues such as criminal law, private rights, taxes, marriage, divorce. His laws were designed to protect the powerless, and allowed a women to own property.
traders and fierce warriors, capital at nienveh
The new Babylonians, their king was king Nebuchadnezzar.
an ancient empire of Mesopotamia in the Euphrates River valley. It flourished under Hammurabi and Nebuchadnezzar II but declined after 562 B.C. and fell to the Persians in 539.
A Babylonian king who conquered Jerusalem,and built the Hanging Gardens of Babylon
the chief city of ancient Mesopotamia and capitol of the ancient kingdom of Babylonia
people from present day Turkey that conquered Babylonia
September 11th, 2011
Islamic Terroists hijack American Airlines flights and attack the Twin Towers in NYC, the Pentagon, and a failed attempt that crashed in Penn.
Islamic terroists group that operated out of Afghanistan and was led by Osama Bin Laden
The hijacked plane that crashed in an open field in Shanksville, Penn. when passengers attempted to gain control of the plane.
the 1st tower to be hit, but the second tower to collapse
the 2nd tower to be hit, but the first tower to collapse
George W. Bush, Jr.
The President of the United States during the time of the attacks on 9/11
the death toll for the attacks on 9/11
The total number of hijacked planes that were used to carry out the attacks on 9/11