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4 River Valley Civilizations
Purple
Orange
Pink
Yellow
What color is Ancient Egypt?
What color is Mesopotamia?
What color is the Indus Valley?
What color is Ancient China?
Purple
What color is Ancient Egypt?
Orange
What color is Mesopotamia?
22 terms
River Valley Civilizations
Fertile Crescent
Mesopotamia
dinastía
difusión cultural
sobrenombre de Mesopotamia. Ricas tierras agrícolas en el sud…
Una temprana civilización del valle del río. También se le co…
una serie de gobernantes de una misma familia
la difusión de ideas o la tecnología de una cultura a otra.
Fertile Crescent
sobrenombre de Mesopotamia. Ricas tierras agrícolas en el sud…
Mesopotamia
Una temprana civilización del valle del río. También se le co…
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River Valley Civilization
River valley
Mesopotamia
Silt
Sumerians
the fertile land surrounding a river
(land between the rivers) The region between the Tigris and E…
A mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
The name of the first culture in the world to develop cities.
River valley
the fertile land surrounding a river
Mesopotamia
(land between the rivers) The region between the Tigris and E…
51 terms
Early River Valley Civilizations
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
Sumer
Cuneiform
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
A geographical area of fertile land in the Middle East stretc…
First civilization in Mesopotamia
An ancient wedge-shaped script used in Mesopotamia (Sumer).
Mesopotamia
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
Fertile Crescent
A geographical area of fertile land in the Middle East stretc…
17 terms
River Valley Civilizations
Hierarchy
Fertile Crescent
Ziggurat
Cuneiform
System of ranking social groups (i.e. nobles, merchants, peas…
An area the stretches in an arc from the Persian Gulf to the…
Pyramid-like temple that stretched to the heavens
The first writing system using wedge-based characters
Hierarchy
System of ranking social groups (i.e. nobles, merchants, peas…
Fertile Crescent
An area the stretches in an arc from the Persian Gulf to the…
80 terms
River Valley Civilization
Two city-states in Mesopotamia, more s…
Sea to west of Fertile Crescent
First epic, written by Akkadians
Ruler of first empire
Ur, Uruk
Mediterranean
Gilgamesh
Sargon
Two city-states in Mesopotamia, more s…
Ur, Uruk
Sea to west of Fertile Crescent
Mediterranean
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River ValleyCivilizations
Mesopotamia
silt
droughts
irrigation
Land between the rivers
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks... When the rivers flood i…
periods without rain. Bad for crops, led to food shortages.
a system of controlling water and taking it to where it is ne…
Mesopotamia
Land between the rivers
silt
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks... When the rivers flood i…
11 terms
River Valley Civilization Review_reg
River valley
Mesopotamia
Silt
Sumerians
the fertile land surrounding a river
(land between the rivers) The region between the Tigris and E…
A mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
The name of the first culture in the world to develop cities.
River valley
the fertile land surrounding a river
Mesopotamia
(land between the rivers) The region between the Tigris and E…
60 terms
River Valley Civilizations
Hammurabi
Nile River
Sumer
Tigris River
The river in which early kingdoms in Egypt were centered arou…
A group of ancient city-states in southern Mesopotamia; the e…
River that flows across a low, flat plain in Iraq and joins t…
Hammurabi
Nile River
The river in which early kingdoms in Egypt were centered arou…
58 terms
Early River Valley Civilizations
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
silt
region
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
a large arc or "crescent" shaped area of rich farmland in sou…
a mixture of rich soil, minerals, and tiny rocks, found on th…
an area with one or more features that make it different from…
Mesopotamia
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
Fertile Crescent
a large arc or "crescent" shaped area of rich farmland in sou…
25 terms
River Valley Civilizations
Neolithic Revolution
Characteristics of a Civilization
Mesopotamia / Fertile Crescent
Nile River
Also known as an agricultural revolution where humans learned…
Examples of these are: Writing system, religion, government,…
Area located between the Tigris & Euphrates Rivers, known as…
River that runs through Egypt, considered the lifeblood of An…
Neolithic Revolution
Also known as an agricultural revolution where humans learned…
Characteristics of a Civilization
Examples of these are: Writing system, religion, government,…
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Early River Valley Civilizations
silt
region
Sumer
cuneiform
a mixture of rich soil, minerals, and tiny rocks
an area with one or more features that make it different from…
A region of city-states in southern Mesopotamia that is consi…
Sumerian writing system made by pressing a wedge-shaped tool…
silt
a mixture of rich soil, minerals, and tiny rocks
region
an area with one or more features that make it different from…
24 terms
Early River Valley Civilizations
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
silt
region
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
a large arc or "crescent" shaped area of rich farmland in sou…
a mixture of rich soil, minerals, and tiny rocks
an area with one or more features that make it different from…
Mesopotamia
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
Fertile Crescent
a large arc or "crescent" shaped area of rich farmland in sou…
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River Valley Civilization
scribe
invade
civilization
social class
a writer
to attack another land
an organized social system that becomes a city with religion,…
people are ranked according to their occupations or being ric…
scribe
a writer
invade
to attack another land
32 terms
Ancient River Valley Civilizations
Neolithic Revolution
domestication
Characteristics of a Civilization
cultural diffusion
shift from hunting/gathering to farming
selective growing or breeding of plants and animals to make t…
-advanced cities... -specialized workers... -complex government and…
the spread of ideas, beliefs, customs, and technology from on…
Neolithic Revolution
shift from hunting/gathering to farming
domestication
selective growing or breeding of plants and animals to make t…
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River Valley Civilization Basics
silt
region
Irrigation
agriculture
a mixture of rich soil, minerals, and tiny rocks
an area with one or more features that make it different from…
Bringing water to dry lands
the practice or business of farming
silt
a mixture of rich soil, minerals, and tiny rocks
region
an area with one or more features that make it different from…
24 terms
Early River Valley Civilizations
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
silt
region
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
a large arc or "crescent" shaped area of rich farmland in sou…
a mixture of rich soil, minerals, and tiny rocks
an area with one or more features that make it different from…
Mesopotamia
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
Fertile Crescent
a large arc or "crescent" shaped area of rich farmland in sou…
17 terms
Indus River Valley Civilization
Theism (poly = many, mono=one)
subcontinent
Indus River Valley
Ganges River
A belief in the existence of gods or god. (Root word)
A large landmass that juts out from a continent. "Sub" means…
A great civilization arose in the Indus River Valley also kno…
Located in India, this river is considered sacred to Hindus a…
Theism (poly = many, mono=one)
A belief in the existence of gods or god. (Root word)
subcontinent
A large landmass that juts out from a continent. "Sub" means…
Indus River Valley Civilization
Highest mountain in the world
First to reach the summit of Mt. Everest
The two Indus River Valley cities we s…
Why do we not know much about the Indu…
Mt. Everest
Sir Edmund Hillary
Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro
though many clay tablets have been found, scholars cannot dec…
Highest mountain in the world
Mt. Everest
First to reach the summit of Mt. Everest
Sir Edmund Hillary
29 terms
02 River Valley Civilizations
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
Silt
Irrigation
The location of the first civilization; The land between two…
Area between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that extends to…
Fertile soil ideal for farming that is deposited on land afte…
When farmers move water from a river to farm land to grow thi…
Mesopotamia
The location of the first civilization; The land between two…
Fertile Crescent
Area between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that extends to…
15 terms
Indus River Valley Civilization
Siddhartha Guatama
Hinduism
Asoka
Golden Age
Buddha
Caste System
Maurya Empire
Gupta Empire
Siddhartha Guatama
Buddha
Hinduism
Caste System
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River Valley Civilization Vocabulary
Hieroglyphics
Rosetta Stone
Pharaoh
Mummification
An ancient Egyptian writing system in which pictures were use…
A huge stone slab inscribed with hieroglyphics, Greek, and a…
A ruler of ancient Egypt.
Embalming and drying of a dead body to prevent decay
Hieroglyphics
An ancient Egyptian writing system in which pictures were use…
Rosetta Stone
A huge stone slab inscribed with hieroglyphics, Greek, and a…
58 terms
Early River Valley Civilizations
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
silt
region
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
a large arc or "crescent" shaped area of rich farmland in sou…
a mixture of rich soil, minerals, and tiny rocks
an area with one or more features that make it different from…
Mesopotamia
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
Fertile Crescent
a large arc or "crescent" shaped area of rich farmland in sou…
28 terms
River Valley Civilizations
Cuneiform
Code of Hammurabi
Phoenicians
Sumerians
A form of writing developed by the Sumerians using a wedge sh…
A code of laws made by Hammurabi which made punishments equal…
shipbuilder, seafarers, traders; created first alphabet and e…
Responsible for the creation of irrigation technology, cunief…
Cuneiform
A form of writing developed by the Sumerians using a wedge sh…
Code of Hammurabi
A code of laws made by Hammurabi which made punishments equal…
25 terms
River Valley Civilizations
Complex Institutions
Advanced Cities
Record Keeping
Technology
law codes, religion, and an economy - they organized, united,…
As civilizations became more complex, cities became more adva…
A gov, religion, and economy became more complex, people bega…
Application of science to help people
Complex Institutions
law codes, religion, and an economy - they organized, united,…
Advanced Cities
As civilizations became more complex, cities became more adva…
18 terms
Indus River Valley Civilization
What continent is India located on?
What present day country was the settl…
What is a civilization?
Why did early civilizations develop ne…
Asia
Pakistan
A society with a complex government, religion, trade, writing…
The silt from the flooding rivers made the farmland fertile.
What continent is India located on?
Asia
What present day country was the settl…
Pakistan
32 terms
Early River Valley Civilizations
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
Sumer
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First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
Land between Tigris and Euphrates.
First civilization, arose in Mesopotamia
Sumerian number system is based off of this number:
Mesopotamia
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
Fertile Crescent
Land between Tigris and Euphrates.
14 terms
River Valley Civilizations
Nomads
Neolithic Revolution
Civilization
Mesopotamia
People who move from place to place in search of basic necess…
a shift from a hunter and gathering to agriculture and domest…
characterized by elements such as a system of writing, develo…
This was the land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. ... T…
Nomads
People who move from place to place in search of basic necess…
Neolithic Revolution
a shift from a hunter and gathering to agriculture and domest…
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River Valley Civilizations
Mesopotamia
India use the caste system
Egypt
China
This civilization was known as the Cradle of Civilization
This civilization used the Caste System, (social structure)
The civilization was called the gift of the Nile
This civilization began in Eastern Asia
Mesopotamia
This civilization was known as the Cradle of Civilization
India use the caste system
This civilization used the Caste System, (social structure)
19 terms
Early River Valley Civilizations
fertile crescent
Mesopotamia
city-state
dynasty
an area of fertile land in the Middle East, extending around…
Between two rivers Tigris and the Euphrates
a state consisting of a sovereign city and its dependencies.…
any sequence of powerful leaders of the same family:
fertile crescent
an area of fertile land in the Middle East, extending around…
Mesopotamia
Between two rivers Tigris and the Euphrates
24 terms
Foundations- River Valley Civilizations
Paleolithic era
Neolithic Revolution
civilization
Location of:... 1. Mesopotamia ... 2. Egypt…
Hunting-foraging bands of humans eventually migrated from Eas…
(10,000 - 8,000 BCE) The development of agriculture and the d…
complex society with cities, organized government, art, relig…
1. Tigris and Euphrates River Valley in modern Iraq... 2. Nile R…
Paleolithic era
Hunting-foraging bands of humans eventually migrated from Eas…
Neolithic Revolution
(10,000 - 8,000 BCE) The development of agriculture and the d…
45 terms
Orr River Valley Civilizations
Sargon
Nebuchadnezzar
Cuneiform
Diaspora
the Akkadian ruler who created the world's first empire
the ruler who is thought to have built the Hanging Gardens in…
the Sumerian form of writing composed of wedge-shaped marks o…
the scattering of Jews across different parts of the world du…
Sargon
the Akkadian ruler who created the world's first empire
Nebuchadnezzar
the ruler who is thought to have built the Hanging Gardens in…
58 terms
Early River Valley Civilizations
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
silt
region
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
a large arc or "crescent" shaped area of rich farmland in sou…
a mixture of rich soil, minerals, and tiny rocks, found on th…
an area with one or more features that make it different from…
Mesopotamia
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
Fertile Crescent
a large arc or "crescent" shaped area of rich farmland in sou…
31 terms
River Valley Civilization Vocabulary
Monsoon
Epic of Gilgamesh
Subcontinent
Hierarchy
Seasonal winds that regularly blow from a certain direction f…
a narrative poem/story that describes a great flood that dest…
South Asia is the only designated one of these
System of ranking groups
Monsoon
Seasonal winds that regularly blow from a certain direction f…
Epic of Gilgamesh
a narrative poem/story that describes a great flood that dest…
14 terms
River Valley Civilizations-Mespoptamia
Fertile Crescent
Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
silt
irrigation
A geographical area of fertile land in the Middle East stretc…
Ancient Mesopotamia... The first civilization was established on…
A mixture of rich, fertile soil by flooded rivers like the Ni…
A way of supplying water to an area of land
Fertile Crescent
A geographical area of fertile land in the Middle East stretc…
Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Ancient Mesopotamia... The first civilization was established on…
18 terms
River Valley Civilization Vocabulary
Hierarchy (Social)
Polytheism
Monotheism
City-State
Any system of people or things ranked above another
A belief in many gods
A belief in a single god
A city and its surroundings land functioning as an independen…
Hierarchy (Social)
Any system of people or things ranked above another
Polytheism
A belief in many gods
10 terms
River valley Civilization vocab
Monsoon
Hieroglyphic
Erosion
Raja
A seasonal storm that brings lots of rain
designating or pertaining to a photographic script, particula…
The process by which the surface of the earth is worn away by…
a king or prince in India.
Monsoon
A seasonal storm that brings lots of rain
Hieroglyphic
designating or pertaining to a photographic script, particula…
43 terms
River Valley Civilizations
irrigation, Tigris and Euphrates
city-states
hereditary
Cuneiform, Sumerians
Mesopotamian farmers built complex ______ systems by the ____…
earliest and smallest forms of government, united into a king…
In Mesopotamia, power transferred through ______
the first written language, consisted of wedge-shaped pictogr…
irrigation, Tigris and Euphrates
Mesopotamian farmers built complex ______ systems by the ____…
city-states
earliest and smallest forms of government, united into a king…
2. River Valley Civilizations
cuneiform
Nile River
Hammurabi's Code
Egyptians
First written language
River Valley in Egypt
First written law code
World's first civilization
cuneiform
First written language
Nile River
River Valley in Egypt
21 terms
Early River Valley Civilizations
Mesopotamia
Sumer
City-state
Empire
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
First civilization in Mesopotamia
A political unit consisting of a city and its surrounding cou…
A group of countries under a single authority.
Mesopotamia
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
Sumer
First civilization in Mesopotamia
24 terms
Early River Valley Civilizations
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
silt
region
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
a large arc or "crescent" shaped area of rich farmland in sou…
a mixture of rich soil, minerals, and tiny rocks
an area with one or more features that make it different from…
Mesopotamia
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
Fertile Crescent
a large arc or "crescent" shaped area of rich farmland in sou…
20 terms
Early River Valley Civilizations
nomad
neolithic revolution
Mesopotamia
Tigris-Euphrates Valley
Moving from place to place with no permanent home
The switch from nomadic lifestyles to a settled agricultural…
(land between the rivers) The region between the Tigris and E…
"fertile crescent" first civilizations such as Mesopotamia em…
nomad
Moving from place to place with no permanent home
neolithic revolution
The switch from nomadic lifestyles to a settled agricultural…
22 terms
Early River Valley Civilizations
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
silt
region
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
a large arc or "crescent" shaped area of rich farmland in sou…
a mixture of rich soil, minerals, and tiny rocks
an area with one or more features that make it different from…
Mesopotamia
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
Fertile Crescent
a large arc or "crescent" shaped area of rich farmland in sou…
Early River Valley Civilizations
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
silt
region
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
a large arc or "crescent" shaped area of rich farmland in sou…
a mixture of rich soil, minerals, and tiny rocks
an area with one or more features that make it different from…
Mesopotamia
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
Fertile Crescent
a large arc or "crescent" shaped area of rich farmland in sou…
1st River Valley Civilizations
lunar
monsoon
subcontinent
textiles
having to do with the moon
in Asia, a seasonal wind that brings warm, moist air from the…
a very large part of land that is part of a continent.
Cloth
lunar
having to do with the moon
monsoon
in Asia, a seasonal wind that brings warm, moist air from the…
17 terms
Indus River Valley Civilization
Himalaya
Indus Plain
Citadel
Mohenjo-Daro
towering mountain range separate that separates the Indian su…
Indus flows through mountain passes, joined by other rivers b…
strong fortress
Means 'Mound of the Dead' in Sanskrit. This city was about 40…
Himalaya
towering mountain range separate that separates the Indian su…
Indus Plain
Indus flows through mountain passes, joined by other rivers b…
21 terms
river valley civilization
city-state
cuneiform
division of labor
Hammurabi's code
a political unit consisting of a city and its surrounding cou…
the worlds first system of writing
an arrangement in which each workers specializes in a particu…
was a set of 282 laws that dealt with almost every part of da…
city-state
a political unit consisting of a city and its surrounding cou…
cuneiform
the worlds first system of writing
58 terms
Early River Valley Civilizations
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
silt
region
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
a large arc or "crescent" shaped area of rich farmland in sou…
a mixture of rich soil, minerals, and tiny rocks
an area with one or more features that make it different from…
Mesopotamia
First civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Ri…
Fertile Crescent
a large arc or "crescent" shaped area of rich farmland in sou…
17 terms
Indus River Valley Civilization
Vedas
Brahmanism
Gruv
Hinduism
Is the Sacred Text
A religion precedes Hinduism that was based on priest rituals…
Thinkers or teachers
Means the religion of the people of India
Vedas
Is the Sacred Text
Brahmanism
A religion precedes Hinduism that was based on priest rituals…
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