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World Civilizations - Ancient Rome
Aqueduct
Consul
Dynasty
Emperor
A man made channel used for delivering water to Roman towns
The highest position in the Roman government
When a family passes down the leadership of a country from ge…
The leader of an empire
Aqueduct
A man made channel used for delivering water to Roman towns
Consul
The highest position in the Roman government
World History: Ancient River Civilizations
Sumer
Civilization
Specialize
Artisan
The first urban civilization (city-state) in ancient Mesopota…
a complicated form of culture that has to include the growth…
to focus on a single job or task.
skilled workers who specialized in their field of work like p…
Sumer
The first urban civilization (city-state) in ancient Mesopota…
Civilization
a complicated form of culture that has to include the growth…
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World History Ancient Civilizations
The religion of belief of many gods ?
Earliest known writing form ?
What were the major jobs for Sumerians?
Ziggurats
Polytheism
Cuneiform
Farming
temple tower/pyramid made with colorful glazed bricks. (like…
The religion of belief of many gods ?
Polytheism
Earliest known writing form ?
Cuneiform
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World History ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS
CULTURE
CIVILIZATION
FOUR GREAT REGIONS
SUMERIANS
When a group of people share the same traditions, politics, r…
When a culture develops there areas into very sophisticated s…
1- Fertile Crescent Mesopotamia (Tigris and Euphrates river)…
- Fertile Crescent ... - 4,000 B.C.... - Cuneiform Writing... - Archit…
CULTURE
When a group of people share the same traditions, politics, r…
CIVILIZATION
When a culture develops there areas into very sophisticated s…
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World History Ancient Civilizations
1. What do archaeologists study?
2. What was the period of time when hu…
3. What were the daily goals of nomadi…
4. What happened during the Agricultur…
Artifacts, objects made by humans
Prehistory, before writing, stoneage
Find food, hunting and gathering
People learned to farm and domesticate animals
1. What do archaeologists study?
Artifacts, objects made by humans
2. What was the period of time when hu…
Prehistory, before writing, stoneage
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World History Ancient Civilizations study guide
polytheism
monotheism
Book of the Dead
Chandragupta Maurya
Belief in many gods
Belief in one God.
A collection of about 200 spells and charms used to help the…
..., He founded India's first empire. He was an Indian prince…
polytheism
Belief in many gods
monotheism
Belief in one God.
World History - Ancient Civilizations
Polytheistic
City-State
Ziggurat
Theocracy
Belief in many gods
A small country, about the size of the city, with its own pol…
In ancient mesopotamia, the tower-like structure built from s…
...A country/civilization ruled by religious leaders or a civ…
Polytheistic
Belief in many gods
City-State
A small country, about the size of the city, with its own pol…
World History - Ancient Civilizations
Monarch
Artisan
Ziggurat
Aristocrasy
a sovereign head of state, especially a king, queen, or emper…
a worker in a skilled trade, especially one that involves mak…
a rectangular stepped tower, sometimes surmounted by a temple…
a form of government in which power is held by the nobility.
Monarch
a sovereign head of state, especially a king, queen, or emper…
Artisan
a worker in a skilled trade, especially one that involves mak…
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Ancient World History Civilizations
Mesopotamia
Minoans
Myceneans
Ancient China
Modern day Iraq. Hot and dry region. Tigris and Euphrates riv…
Greeks on Island of Crete... Traded with Mesopotamia (mainly ol…
Inland Greeks... Founded on pastoralism... War oriented. Found ma…
Farming near Yellow and Yangzi Rivers. Silk production from c…
Mesopotamia
Modern day Iraq. Hot and dry region. Tigris and Euphrates riv…
Minoans
Greeks on Island of Crete... Traded with Mesopotamia (mainly ol…
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Ancient World Civilizations
Ancient China
Zhou Dynasty
Mandate of Heaven
Dynastic Cycle
most isolated of ancient civilizations, culture developed sep…
the longest lasting Chinese dynasty, during which the use of…
A power or law believed to be granted by a god
the historical pattern of the rise, decline, and replacement…
Ancient China
most isolated of ancient civilizations, culture developed sep…
Zhou Dynasty
the longest lasting Chinese dynasty, during which the use of…
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Ancient World Civilizations
Civilization characteristics
Summeria
Ancient Writing
Carapa
-laws (morality)... -govt... -permanent settlement... -economy... -social…
Region in Mesopotamia where civilization developed
Scribes, cunniform, hieroglyphics
Indus River Valley civilization
Civilization characteristics
-laws (morality)... -govt... -permanent settlement... -economy... -social…
Summeria
Region in Mesopotamia where civilization developed
Eastern World Ancient Civilizations
Nile
Pyramids
Polytheism
Theocracy
Long river in Egypt
Large triangular tombs for Pharoahs
To believe in many gods.
Government ruled by religion. Egypts government is an example…
Nile
Long river in Egypt
Pyramids
Large triangular tombs for Pharoahs
World History: Ancient civilizations
Abraham Maslow
Nile river
Summerians
Mesopotamia
who said.....We have a hierarchy of needs, First physiologica…
The river in which early kingdoms in Egypt were centered arou…
learned how to irrigate crops and harvest, their civilization…
Sumeria, Babylonia, Assyria. These were located in?
Abraham Maslow
who said.....We have a hierarchy of needs, First physiologica…
Nile river
The river in which early kingdoms in Egypt were centered arou…
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AP World Ancient Civilizations
Paleolithic Social
Paleolithic Political
Paleolithic Interactions
Paleolithic Cultural
1. Gender equality (men were hunters, women were gatherers)
1. Kinship groups
1. Regional environment (hunting and gathering for food, depe…
1. Afterlife... 2. Polydaemonism (Spirits inhabit bushes, rocks,…
Paleolithic Social
1. Gender equality (men were hunters, women were gatherers)
Paleolithic Political
1. Kinship groups
World Geography Ancient Civilizations
Ur
Loess
Ziggurat
Nile River
was an important Sumerian city-state in ancient Mesopotamia
Loess is a yellowish-gray deposit of topsoil sediment
a rectangular stepped tower, sometimes surmounted by a temple
this river was located in ancient egypt/ early peoples used t…
Ur
was an important Sumerian city-state in ancient Mesopotamia
Loess
Loess is a yellowish-gray deposit of topsoil sediment
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World History: Ancient Civilizations
Heiroglyphics
Ziggurat
Fertile Crescent
Egyptian
Form of picture writing developed by the Egyptians
Large buildings in Sumeria where the top was usually a temple…
The land where civilization rose, including Sumer and Babylon.
The society that was extremely focused on death.
Heiroglyphics
Form of picture writing developed by the Egyptians
Ziggurat
Large buildings in Sumeria where the top was usually a temple…
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World History: Ancient Civilizations
Artifact
Culture
Paleolithic Age
Neolithic Age
A Man-made object.
A persons unique way of life.
Old Stone Age
New Stone Age
Artifact
A Man-made object.
Culture
A persons unique way of life.
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World History: Ancient Civilizations
Mesopotamia
Sumer
The Babylonian Empire
Hammurabi's Code
The land between the Tigris and Euphrates river which has ric…
Southern region of Mesopotamia. The people who developed the…
Hammurabi was the leader of the land and decided to create an…
A group of laws that were gathered from many parts of the emp…
Mesopotamia
The land between the Tigris and Euphrates river which has ric…
Sumer
Southern region of Mesopotamia. The people who developed the…
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world history - ancient civilizations
Ancient view
Communist view
Evolutionary view
Redemptive view
view of history: see all history in terms of the rise and fal…
view of history: sees history as the struggles between classe…
view of history: all of history is progressing, we are evolvi…
view of history: kingdom of God overcoming the kingdom of man
Ancient view
view of history: see all history in terms of the rise and fal…
Communist view
view of history: sees history as the struggles between classe…
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World History Ancient Civilizations
Civilization
Eight characteristics of civilization
Indus valley politics
Indus valley economics
Advanced state of human society in which a high level go cult…
Cities (water), government, religion, job specialization, soc…
Theocracy, religion and government inseparable, emperor Asoka…
No money system, advances in transportation, domestic animals…
Civilization
Advanced state of human society in which a high level go cult…
Eight characteristics of civilization
Cities (water), government, religion, job specialization, soc…
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World History Ancient Civilizations
City State
Ziggurat
Cuneiform
Scribes
Political unit made up of a city and surrounding lands
Soaring pyramid temples
Earliest known form of writing
People trained to read and write, kept records for the Kingdom
City State
Political unit made up of a city and surrounding lands
Ziggurat
Soaring pyramid temples
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Ancient World - Foundations of Civilizations
Prehistory
historian
artifact
anthropology
the period of time before writing was invented
a person who studies how people lived in the past
an object made by human beings
the study of the origins and development of people and their…
Prehistory
the period of time before writing was invented
historian
a person who studies how people lived in the past
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World History- Ancient Civilizations
a form of ancient writing in which pic…
A place where some Egyptian kings/phar…
Most famous architecture in Egypt. Ins…
tall, thin pillars with pyramid-shaped…
Hieroglyphics
Valley of the Kings
Pyramids
Obelisk
a form of ancient writing in which pic…
Hieroglyphics
A place where some Egyptian kings/phar…
Valley of the Kings
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Ancient Civilizations: World Religions
Filial Piety
Karma
Aryans
Nirvana
respect for parents
in Hindu belief, all the actions that affect a person's fate…
built no cites and no artifacts, only information from Vedas
union with the universe and release from the cycle of birth
Filial Piety
respect for parents
Karma
in Hindu belief, all the actions that affect a person's fate…
World Civilizations - Ancient Rome
Aqueduct
Consul
Dynasty
Emperor
A man made channel used for delivering water to Roman towns
The highest position in the Roman government
When a family passes down the leadership of a country from ge…
The leader of an empire
Aqueduct
A man made channel used for delivering water to Roman towns
Consul
The highest position in the Roman government
163 terms
ancient world civilizations
Mayflower Compact
Iroquois Confederacy
Fundamental Orders Of Connecticut
Virginia House of Burgesses
It was signed on November 11, 1620 by 41 of the ship's more t…
Union of Five Tribes under one government on the basis of equ…
The orders, adopted by the Connecticut Colony council in 1638…
Created in 1619, the House of Burgesses was an assembly of el…
Mayflower Compact
It was signed on November 11, 1620 by 41 of the ship's more t…
Iroquois Confederacy
Union of Five Tribes under one government on the basis of equ…
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Ancient World: River Valley Civilizations
Hunters and Gatherers
Neolithic Revolution
Where did Civilizations begin?
Why did they begin near rivers?
People who moved place to place in search of food
Farming (Agriculture) and Permanent Settlements
Near rivers. River Valleys.
Farming ... Irrigation... Travel
Hunters and Gatherers
People who moved place to place in search of food
Neolithic Revolution
Farming (Agriculture) and Permanent Settlements
World Civilizations - Ancient Greece
How did geography shape Greek civiliza…
Pericles
Before Greece, where was the earliest…
Who is Homer and what is his legacy?
The mountain ranges separated polis', making trading difficul…
Athenian leader that promoted democracy
Crete
A greek poet who wrote the Odyssey and the Iliad, his writing…
How did geography shape Greek civiliza…
The mountain ranges separated polis', making trading difficul…
Pericles
Athenian leader that promoted democracy
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The Cradles of Civilization & The Ancient World
agriculture
bureaucracy
civilization
domestication
the deliberate tending of crops and livestock in order to pro…
a government organized by department
a society with reliable food surplus, specialized occupations…
the taming of animals for human use, such as work or as food
agriculture
the deliberate tending of crops and livestock in order to pro…
bureaucracy
a government organized by department
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Ancient Civilizations and World Religions
"Lucy"
Oldavi Gorge
Hominids
Homo Erectus
First human who left remains of her bones; she lived around 3…
Where the remains of "Lucy" (the first human) were found.
Humans and other creatures that walk upright
"Upright man".
"Lucy"
First human who left remains of her bones; she lived around 3…
Oldavi Gorge
Where the remains of "Lucy" (the first human) were found.
Wilson/Vinson AP World History Ancient Civilizations
Sumerian City-States
Hammurabi and Babylonian Empire
Nebuchadnezzar and New Babylonian Empire
Iron Metallurgy
The Sumerian city-states came into play when their population…
The Babylonian Hammurabi reigned from 1792 to 1750 B.C.E. He…
The New Babylonian Empire ruled from 600 to 550 B.C.E. It's a…
In 1300 B.C.E craftsmen from Hittite society developed techni…
Sumerian City-States
The Sumerian city-states came into play when their population…
Hammurabi and Babylonian Empire
The Babylonian Hammurabi reigned from 1792 to 1750 B.C.E. He…
Civilizations of the Ancient World
Who was Utnaristam
Who was the boatman in the E.O.G.
What does Mesopotamia mean?
Where did the Sumerians trade?
The immortal in the Epic of Gilgamesh
Ur-Shanaki
Land between the rivers. Mesopotamia was in between the Tigri…
Egypt and India
Who was Utnaristam
The immortal in the Epic of Gilgamesh
Who was the boatman in the E.O.G.
Ur-Shanaki
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OCA World History Ancient Civilizations
Hittites
Phoenicians
Phonetic Alphabet
Carthage
The group of people who toppled the Babylonian empire and wer…
A maritime people who spread their alphabet to others includi…
an alphabet that contains a different symbol for each individ…
A city state located in North Africa which fought and was def…
Hittites
The group of people who toppled the Babylonian empire and wer…
Phoenicians
A maritime people who spread their alphabet to others includi…
44 terms
Ancient World Civilizations
Polytheistic
Monotheism
Mesopotamians
Sumerians
Belief in many gods
Belief in one God
The numerous groups that dominated the areas along the Tigris…
Had advanced irrigation systems, a system of writing called c…
Polytheistic
Belief in many gods
Monotheism
Belief in one God
43 terms
Ancient Civilizations World History
Paleolithic
Mesolithic
Neolithic
Neanderthals
"Old Stone"... Nomadic economy... Simple, blunt stones... Government b…
"Middle Stone"... Transition period... Hunting and fishing, settlem…
"New Stone"... Economy shifts away from nomadic to agriculture... D…
First to bury their dead with items... Physical traits: small fo…
Paleolithic
"Old Stone"... Nomadic economy... Simple, blunt stones... Government b…
Mesolithic
"Middle Stone"... Transition period... Hunting and fishing, settlem…
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World History Ancient Civilizations
Republic
Mesopotamia
Homer
Caste
A represenitive Democracy where citizens elect represenitives…
The first city-state to rise between the Tigris and Euphrates…
The blind poet who wrote the Illiad and Odyssey
India's social hierarchy (ranking system)
Republic
A represenitive Democracy where citizens elect represenitives…
Mesopotamia
The first city-state to rise between the Tigris and Euphrates…
World History Ancient Civilizations
hominid
Homo Sapien
Homo Erectus
Cuneiform
any member of the family of two-legged primates
Wise Man
Upright Man
Sumerian writing
hominid
any member of the family of two-legged primates
Homo Sapien
Wise Man
World History- ancient civilizations
Paleoithic period
neolithic period
polytheistic
cuneiform
stone tools
people started farming- Agriculture
multiple gods
mesopotamia writing form
Paleoithic period
stone tools
neolithic period
people started farming- Agriculture
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Ancient Civilizations Praxis World History
Egyptians
Sumerians
Babylonians
Assyrians
"one of the most advanced ancient cultures, having developed…
"first to invent the wheel, and also brought irrigation syste…
"best known for the Code of Hammurabi, an advanced law code."
"developed horse-drawn chariots and an organized military."
Egyptians
"one of the most advanced ancient cultures, having developed…
Sumerians
"first to invent the wheel, and also brought irrigation syste…
World Civilizations Ancient China
Oracle Bones
Lady Fu Hao
Walls
Mandate of Heaven
stones that predict the future, they show early Chinese writing
Empress that was buried with 16 human sacrifices, and valubles
built to protect the cities inside
the people believe the new leader has the god's approval
Oracle Bones
stones that predict the future, they show early Chinese writing
Lady Fu Hao
Empress that was buried with 16 human sacrifices, and valubles
30 terms
World History Ancient Civilizations
Civilization
Patriarchal
Buddism
Confucianism
A complex culture in which large numbers of people share basi…
Dominated my men... Women had very few legal rights & privileges
A religious doctrine introduced in northern India in the sixt…
The system of political and ethical ideas formulated by the C…
Civilization
A complex culture in which large numbers of people share basi…
Patriarchal
Dominated my men... Women had very few legal rights & privileges
World Civ Ancient Civilizations
Citadel
Pyramids
Hammurabi's Code
China
Indus River Valley
Egypt
The first written laws and punishments- Mesopotamia
Shang/Zhou
Citadel
Indus River Valley
Pyramids
Egypt
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World History; Ancient Civilizations
Archaeology
Anthropology
Hominid
Homo sapiens sapiens
the study of past societies through an analysis of the items…
Study of human life and culture based on artifacts and fossils
Humans and other hum alike creatures that stand and walk upri…
"wise, wise humans"; a species that appeared in Africa betwee…
Archaeology
the study of past societies through an analysis of the items…
Anthropology
Study of human life and culture based on artifacts and fossils
18 terms
World History-Ancient Civilizations
Neolithic Revolution
Fertile Cresent
Mesopotamia
Egypt
New Stone Age
Area of Fertile Soil between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
An early civilization in the Fertile Cresent
An early civilization in Northern Africa along the Nile river
Neolithic Revolution
New Stone Age
Fertile Cresent
Area of Fertile Soil between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
World History Ancient Civilizations
Patrician
Plebain
Frugality
Triumviate
Upper class Roman citizen
Low/Middle class Roman citizen
Conserving resources, living within your means
Rule of 3
Patrician
Upper class Roman citizen
Plebain
Low/Middle class Roman citizen
44 terms
World Civilizations - Ancient China
Geographic features of China
Loess
Shang practices involving treatment of…
Center of Anyang
The northern part: Yellow River--cold and flat... Southern part…
loose soil in China
buried people with servants and tons of jewels, etc.... -basical…
best excavated Shang city... -large palaces, temples, and altars
Geographic features of China
The northern part: Yellow River--cold and flat... Southern part…
Loess
loose soil in China
49 terms
World History - Ancient Civilizations
The Near East
Cultural contributions of the ancient…
The Sumerians
Sumerian's achievements
Tigris & Euphrates Valley, the Fertile Crescent, and the Nile…
-first system of independent states... -first system of writing…
Creators of Mesopotamian civ. (3500-3000 BC)... Sargon establish…
-large scale irrigation projects ... -advanced math system... -inve…
The Near East
Tigris & Euphrates Valley, the Fertile Crescent, and the Nile…
Cultural contributions of the ancient…
-first system of independent states... -first system of writing…
142 terms
World Civilizations--Ancient Greece
Hellas
geographical features of Greece/import…
Cretans
Cretan/Minoan form of writing
what the Greeks called their land
features:... -lots of mountains and big plains... -fragmented land…
early Minoans, lived on island of Crete... -traders who travele…
Linear A... -we don't know how to read it
Hellas
what the Greeks called their land
geographical features of Greece/import…
features:... -lots of mountains and big plains... -fragmented land…
13 terms
Ancient World Civilizations
Hominids
Neanderthals
Paleolithic Era
Neolithic Era
the family of man kind and his or her relatives
first humans
"Old Stone Age" - roughly 50,000 BC to 8,500 BC
"New Stone Age" - roughly 8,500 BC to 3,000 BC
Hominids
the family of man kind and his or her relatives
Neanderthals
first humans
8 terms
World History- Ancient Civilization
Olmec
Maya
Aztec
Inca
1st American civilization
Civilization of independent city-states in Central America
Highly developed civilization in Mexcio
Civilization that emerged from the Andes mountains of South A…
Olmec
1st American civilization
Maya
Civilization of independent city-states in Central America
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