FC: The First Civilizations By: Anna Powell
1: Table of Contents: Mesopotamia:pages 2,3 Egypt:pages 4,5 Indus:pages 6,7 China: pages 8,9
2: The Ziggurat is a Holy Temple. | Cuneiform is the language written in Mesopotamia.
3: Mesopotamia | The Tigris River is one of the river that flow through Mesopotamia. The Scribes are the professional recorder keepers. They are also Polytheistic.
4: Egypt | Hieroglyphics is the official language in Egypt. A pyramid is a special place for pharaohs when they died. Kings are seen as god's.
5: Egypt also has a very dry climate,with desert surroundings. | Egypt has only one river,which is the Nile. It flows from south to north.
7: Indus is between the Indus and Ganges River's. Indus also has monsoon's,which are seasonal winds that bring dry air and rain. | They also planned their cities out on a grid system. Beginning of Hindu culture. Historian's can not under stand the Indus language.
8: China | China is located in between the Yellow(Huang he) and Yangtze rivers.
9: The emperor of China ruled the kingdom. They are also Polytheistic and worshiped their ancestors. | Himalaya mountains to the south and the Gobi desert to the north. Saw their culture as center of civilized world.