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, first hnumans appear, had art, religion and primitive inventions, nomads who found ways to adapt to different environments and invented tools
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.
..., -5,000 years ago
- when farming became a way of life and allowed nomads to settle down and build villages
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.
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.
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.
The hijacked plane that crashed in an open field in Shanksville, Penn. when passengers attempted to gain control of the plane.