Foundations to 600 BCE QUIZ
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(10,000 - 8,000 BCE) The development of agriculture and the domestication of animals as a food source. This led to the development of permanent settlements and the start of civilization.
A government in which power is in the hands of a hereditary ruling class or nobility.
a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement, thought of as inferior or sometimes the "noble savage"
A system of managing government through departments run by appointed officials
A complex culture in which a large number of humans share common elements or characteristics.
law codes, religion, and an economy - they organized, united, and helped civilizations to prosper
A god or goddess
Is the spreading of other peoples ideas to different parts of the world.
diversified food supply
Depending on where a civilization lived they would grow certain crops and raise specific animals.
Believing in the social and economic equality of all people
a written collection of laws, often organized by subject
A zone separating two states in which neither state exercises political control
hunters and gatherers
people who move around following wild animals to hunt and wild plants to eat
the act of searching for food and provisions
Moving from place to place with no permanent home
Intensive agriculture -A form of food production in which fields are in permanent cultivation using plows, animals, and techniques of soil and water control
Replacement of rainfall with water from another source (like natural ponds, lakes, streams, and wells) in order to grow crops
Mandate of Heaven
Chinese religious and political ideology developed by the Zhou, was the prerogative of Heaven, the chief deity, to grant power to the ruler of China.
A type of agricultural activity based on nomadic animal husbandry or the raising of livestock to provide food, clothing, and shelter.
A form of social organization in which a male is the family head and title is traced through the male line
Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information.
A group of people with one permanent base camp, rather than a nomadic group.
A system of enforced servitude in which some people are owned by other people.
specialization of labor
To train or specialize people in certain areas of work so that people can accomplish tasks quicker
A situation in which quantity supplied is greater than quantity demanded
Combining beliefs or practices from different cultures.
a form of government in which a country is ruled by religious leaders
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