FC: River Valley Civilization | By: Trevor Lynn
1: Egypt 1. Egyptians used mummification to bury their dead Pharoh. 2. An Egyptian king is referred to as a Pharoh. 3. The dead Pharohs we're buried in pyramids. | 4.Egyptians wrote using Hieroglyphics. 5.Egyptians were Polytheistic. 6.Scribes wrote the Hieroglyphics 7.Egyptians had a strong belief in Theocracy. | 8. Egyptians also had a strong belief in the mandate of heaven. 9. During mummification, all internal organs except the heat were removed. 10. Egyptians built their civilization based around the Nile River
2: Mesopotamia 1. Mesopotamians wrote using Cuneiform. 2.Cuneiform is the 1st ever written language. 3. The most renowned Mesopotamian king was Hammurabi. | 4. Hammurabi was the first ruler to ever make a set of laws. 5. Those laws were called Hammurabi's code 6. Hammurabi's code focused on "eye for an eye" concept. 7. Mesopotamia was the first ever written civilization. | 8. Mesopotamia was the first civilization to believe in social classes. 9. Mesopotamia was built on the Fertile Crescent 10. Mesopotamia was built around the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.
3: Table of Contents ...................- Title Page .......................1- Egypt ...............2-Mesopotamia .........3-Table of Contents ........................4- Indus .......................5- China
4: Indus River Civilization 1. Indus was a subcontinent. 2. Indus was isolated from the rest of Asia. 3. Indus made the first sewage and plumbing system ever. | 4. The Indus cities were based on the Grid System 5. Indus made up the Hindu Culture. 6. Monsoons swept through Indus to help fertilize their crops. 7. The Himalayas were North of Indus. | 8. Indus put major buildings in the center of their cities. 9. Indus believed in having a strong central government. 10. Indus based its civilization around the Indus and Ganges rivers.
5: China `1. China was the 1st to believe in the mandate of heaven. 2. China called their rulers Emperors. 3. China was ruled by Dynasties. | 4. The Himalayas were south of China. 5. The Gobi desert is north of China. 6. Civil wars would break out when Chinese dynasties fell. 7. The Chinese prayed to their ancestors. | 8. The Chinese were the first to build floodgates and irrigation. 9. The Chinese saw their culture as the answer to civilized war. 10. China's civilization was built around the Yangtze and Huang He rivers.