FC: River Valley Civilizations by:Yemane Wilson
1: Table of contents Mesopotamia 2-3 Nile 4-5 Indus 6-7 China 8-9
3: .land between 2 rivers(Tigris and Euphrates) .wheel and sail made transportation easier .polytheistic which means they believed in many gods. .their religions control the government .written language was cuneiform .king Hammurabi's code was the first set of written laws .scribes was professional record keepers. .use irrigation
4: Nile(Egypt) .the Nile river provides fertile land .Pharaohs rule as king and is seen as a god. .the Nile river flows north to south .the used papyrus which was paper .was polytheistic which they believed in many gods. .they written in hieroglyphics. .the famous Pharaoh family was the tut family and the ramses family. .had a hot/dry climate. .the heart stayed in the under body
7: .had a strong central government .they made the plumbing and sewage system. .the Himalayas is to the north .their culture was the Hindu culture and also believed in many gods .they couldn't understand language .they planned cities on a grid system. .all the major buildings was int the center.
8: .mandate of heaven which was the ruler and had divine approval. .built the flood control and irrigation system. .china was between the yellow(Huang he) and Yangtze rivers. .saw their culture as the center of a civilized world. .is polytheistic which they served many gods and also worshiped their ancestors. .family is central. .ancestors bring blessings or curses(patriarchal families)