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loess (brown/yellow dust)
fertile soil (agriculture)
towns/cities settle here and transportation routes
the Nile for China
Shang (includes Yin Yang)
copper and tin = BRONZE
Anyang (organized) capital city
Yin (girl) Yang (guy)
Chinese dynasty begins here
hierarchal (5 relationships)
father - son
older bro - younger bro
ruler - subject
do the right thing
Qin Shi Huangdi
made china strong empire
Standardization (coins, language/writing, measuring)
gr8 wall and terra-cotta soldiers
used for silk trade
path traveled for trading silk
connects Chang'an to Rome
Trade/culture exchange -> Dominance (diversity)
more trade = more advancement (cradle)
Downfall of R.R.
GAP between rich and poor
lot of wars
RISE military dictators
Rise of R.R.
ASSIMILATION (fully understand culturally)
princeps = 1st among equals
government where emperor "listens" to other branches
successful landowners second in status and wealth to senatorial aristocracy, in "ancient Italy"
stability & prosperity
kept senate and plebeians happy
not as much war
either underground or elevated channel for conveying water that used gravity to carry water where it was needed
Romans built many of them to keep a time of sold urbanization
Constantinope changes capital from Rome to Byzantium because its a better location, he renames it Constantinople
Roman Empire Rise
Etruscans (pre-Romans = ancestors)
urbanized and started to become more powerful
triangular, latten sails
allowed ships to sail against the wind
invented by Chinese
perfected by Arab Traders
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