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FC: Wisdom Dent | River Valley Civilizations | Egypt | Indus | Mesopotamia | China

1: TAble Of Contents | I. Mesopotamia | II. Indus | III. Egypt | VI. China

2: Mesopotamia | - The region has a curved shape land, with rich soil known as the Fertile Crescent. | - Mesopotamia means " land between rivers." | - Sumerians created a writing system called crunieform. | - The code made by Hummarabi is at most 282 laws. | - The rivers that surround Mesopotamia are called The Tigris River and Euphrates River. | - They are polytheism

3: -Sumerians believed their Gods could do the same as humans. Ex. Fall in love, have babies, quarrel with each other, and etc. | - Majority of the people in Mesopotamia were polytheistic. | -It is believed that the Sumerians invented the wheel, the sail, and the plow. | -They established the capital at Babylon | - The kings, landholders, and priests were at the highest level of society; Wealthy merchants were next, and at the lowest level were the slaves. | - they write on rocks

4: Indus | -Indus is located between the Indus and the Ganges River | -Indus is a subcontinent | -It has a strong Central Government | -Invented brick toilets with wooden toilet seats | - The Indus river valley is a subcontinent

5: - Indus made their own writing system by using pictures | -Used to mark trade items they put pictures on pottery, toys and small statues | - The Harrrapan language is found on stamps and seals made of carved stone. | - They were theocracy | - The landmass around Indus includes India, Pakinstan and Bangladesh. | - It has the walls of the highest mountains in the world (HIndu Kush, Karaorum, and THE Hamalayan Mountains

6: Egypt | - Egypt have rulers called pharoahs to control their country | They use hierglyphics to write. | Egyptians invented a writing surface called papyrus.

7: This is a theocracy government | The Egyptians are polytheistic | - Egyptian Society was formed like an pyramid. The king, queen, and royal family was on top; Below them was the merchants and artisans; At the base was the lower the slaves. | The Egptians invented the calender. | They write on rocks | Egyptians bodies are preserved by mummification | The Nile River flows northward across Africa for over 4,100

8: China | - The Chinese society was divided between nobles and peasants | The CHinese believed that the spirits of family ancestors had the power to bring good fortune or disaster to living members of the family | There are two major rivers in China. The yellow river ( The Huang He) and the Yangtze river

9: IN the CHinese method of writing each character generally stands for one syllable or unit of language | 1027 b.c. Zhou overthrew the shang and established their own dynasty | The people in China could read the same system of writing even if they spoke a different language | The writing of China has over 1,500 characters | Anyang was the capital of SHAng dynasty | The zhou dynasty produced a lot of innovations | They produced roads and canals, coined money and blast furnace

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