S: River Valley Civilization
FC: river valley civilization Alexia Bogue September 9,2010
1: Contents Egypt pg.2-3 China pg.4-5 Indus pg.6-7 Mesopotania pg.8-9
2: EGYPT GOVERNMENT Their government was mainly pharaohs. The pharaohs were the rulers of their life's. Also the pharaohs told the people what they can and can not do. TECHNOLOGY In ancient Egypt they built their house or huts. They grew their food. They made pots, vases, statues, etc. Most of they're creations were made out of clay. GEOGRAPHY They had rivers and pyramids they built the pyramids. Egypt also has the Nile River in its state its world's third largest reservoirs. RELIGION The Egyptians were polytheistic which means they believe in more than one god. Their gods were animals, humans, natural forces etc. WRITING Their writing is like pictures like paintings except they're called hieroglyphics. Its really neat.
3: SOCAIL CLASSES King and Queen-high quality Ruling Class- relating to one kings authority Craftsman- makes weapons ,tools, decorates the tomb. Farmers- vast majority of population, produced food.
4: china Government Their government is emperors. Emperors are also spiritual leaders. Chinese people look up to the emperor. TECHNOLOGY} The use of a plow to get crops. They made iron tools for wars and building. they also had flood control and wood building. GEOGRAPHY Between Yellow (huang he) and Yantze rivers. Himilaya Mtns, to the south and Gobi dessert the north. Flood and leave behind loess (fertile soil) RELIGION Saw the culture as a center of civilized world. Mandate of Heaven- ruler had divine approval. Feudalism- king gives noble land, noble gives military service to the king. Family is central- ancestors bring blessings or curses. WRITING written language
5: SOCIAL CLASSES chinas social classes are traders, land tax, revenue, and government,
6: INDUS GOVERNMENT Indus government is a strong central government. Indus was the beginning of Hindu culture. TECHNOLOGY Indus created the plumbing and sewage system. also they created the grid system. GEOGRAPHY Indus is between Indus and Ganges rivers. They have monsoons which are seasonal winds that bring rain or dryain and they also have river floods. RELIGION Indus religion is polytheistic. They were the beginning ofHindu culture. WRITING writing language
7: SOCIAL CLASSES farmers, traders, Harappan society, and middle class society
8: MESOPotania GOVERNMENT Mospotania government is controlled by priest. TECHNOLOGY They created the wheel and sail to make transportation easier. They created the plow. Also they created sumeria and geometry. GEOGRAPHY The land is between 2 rivers (Tigris and Euphirates), the firtile cresant. They have limited land resources. Also they use irragation. They have river floods and they produce silt. RELIGION Their religion is Buddhism. They believe in Buddha, a man that teached others Buddhism. They believe in more than one god which is called polytheistic. WRITING They're language is written language.
9: SOCIAL CLASSES King, government officials, priests, wealthy merchants and landowners, Farmers, fishermen, artisans, scibres, and more