FC: Hannah Barnhill | River valley civilations project | world history 4th period
1: Table of contents: | Mesopotamia pgs 2-3 Indus pgs 5-6 China pgs 7-9 Egypt pgs 10-12
2: Mesopotamia river valley civilzations
3: !1.) The Mesopotamia Priest heared from the gods and, the religion rules the Government. 2.)They Mesopotamia people are polytheistic and believe in many gods. #3.) Mesopotamia is located between two rivers the 'Tigis' and the 'Euphrates'. 4.)The Mesopotamia people were great in mathematics and created the 60 second minute. 5.)The Mesopotamia people followed the polytheistic theory,in which the gods ruled everything and priests simply provided the connection between the gods and people. | Mesopotamia facts:
4: (continued) | Mesopotamia facts: | ^6.)The Mesopotamia people used arithmatic and geometry to build the pyramids. | 7.)The Mesopotamia people used the Hammurabis code which was engraved in stone. *8.)The Mesopotamia city-states were constantly at war with each other. 9.)People began to settle in Mesopotamia before 4500b.c. 10.)The Sumerians were the 1st people to settle Mesopotamia.
6: Indus facts: 1.)Indus's climate consits of seasonal winds that bring rain or dry air. 2.)The Himalayas are to the north of Indus. 3.)Indus had the worlds tallest mountains to the north and a large desert to the east. 4.)Archaeologists believed that the Indus were most likely theocracy. | 5.)The Indus people used a grid system to plan their cities. 6.)Indus had their own written language. 7.)Historians know the least about the Indus civilization then the other river valley civilizations. 8.)The Indus constructed man man islands to raise the above possible floodwaters. 9.)The Harappans conducted a triving trade with the people in the region. 10.)Seals probably used by Indus merchants were found.
8: 1.)China saw their culture as center of the civilized world. 2.)China believed in feudalism as in the kings gives nobel land and nobel gives military service. 3.) The Himalayas are located to the south and, the gobi. desert to the north of china. 4.)China's 1st civilization was developed in a river valley and, they faced fears of floods. 5.)The chinese believed that the spirits of their dead family brought good luck or bad luck depending on the person. | China facts:
9: 6.)China's society was sharply divied between nobels and peasants. 7.)China had its own written language which was carved into caves. 8.)In China a persons cheif loyalty throughout life was to their was to their family. 9.)Women were treated as inferiors they were expected to obey their fathers and husbands. 10.)China like most of the river valley civilizations had its own written language.
10: Egypt: | river valley civilizations
11: Egypt facts: | 1.)In Egypt the Pharaohs ruled as kings and were seen as gods. 2.)Egypt had its own form of writing (hieroglyphics) and form of paper(papyrus). 3.)Egypt belonged to the bronze age.Excellent rods made of bronze have been discovered. 4.)Egypt had distant moatians,plateaus and lakes. 5.)Egypt believed in eternal after life. 6.)Egypt's government was based on theocracy,which is religious authority. 7.)In Egypt their believed that the pharaoh bore full responsiblity for the kingdoms well being.
12: Egypt facts: | 8.) The Egypt people believed in many gods such a the sun god and the god of death. 9.)The old kingdom dynastys had developed the ecominic strength and technological to support massive projects. 10.)Egypt developed a system of written numbers for counting ,adding and subtracting.