The study of people, their enviroments, and the resources available to them.
The study of the ways of life of early peoples through the examination of their physical remains.
Objects made by people.
Old Stone Age
The earliest period of human history.
Person who moves from place to place in search of food.
A huge sheet of ice.
A political unit consisting of a city and its surrounding land.
The spread of ideas, customs, and technology from one people to another through trade and warfare.
Triangular area of marshland formed by deposits of silt at the mouth of some rivers.
The preservation of the dead.
A pyrimid-shaped temple built by the Sumerians.
Governor of a province of the Persian empire.
Teaching a belief in one God.
Egyptian queen who encouraged trade with lands along the eastern Mediterranean.
Pharaoh who spread Egyptian rule northward to Syria and conquered Nubia.
Ruler who published a code of laws to help unite Babylonian.
King who encouraged Babylonian learning.
Ruler who united the Persian empire.
A large landmass that juts out from a continent.
A single spiritual power that resides in all things.
Devotes his/her life to seeking spiritual truth.
The cheif of an Aryan tribe.
The term for a sign that expresses a thought or an idea.
An artisitic form of hand-writing done with ink and a brush.
The rise and fall of dynasties.
A system of government in which local lords governed their own lands but owned militia service and other kinds of support to the ruler.
Hindu god known as the destroyer.
The "Enlighted One" who founded Buddhism.
Ruler who established the first great Indian empire.
Maurya emperor who paved the way for the spread of Buddhism throughout Asia.
Chinese philosopher who believed that people were naturally good.
Chinese philosopher who taught the "the nature of man is evil".
Emperor who united China and built the Great Wall.
Emperor who founded the Han Dynasty.