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a period of human culture between the Stone Age and the Iron Age, characterized by the use of weapons and implements made of bronze
a form of culture characterized by cities, specialized workers, complex institutions, record keeping, and advanced technology
a geographical area of fertile land in the Middle East stretching in a broad semicircle from the Nile to the Tigris and Euphrates
another name for the indus valley civilization that arose along the indus river, possibly as early as 7000 BC; characterized by sophisticated city planning
Mandate of Heaven
a political theory of ancient China in which those in power were given the right to rule from a divine source
a large and distinctive landmass (as India or Greenland) that is a distinct part of some continent
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