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a political system in which nobles are granted the use of lands that legally belong to the king, in exchange for thier loyalty, military service and protection of of the people who live on the land
An ancient Indian culture , dating back to 2500 BC, that included the people of the entire Indus River region
an ancient Egyptian writing system in which pictures were used to represent ideas and sounds
Mandate of Heaven
a political theory of ancient China in which those in power were given the right to rule from a divine source
One of first true cities in history, created in the Neolithic Era in 6500 to 5500 BC, from which were created agriculture, trading, temples, housing, and religions
the shift from hunting of animals and gathering of food to the keeping of animals and the growing of food on a regular basis around 8,000 BC
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