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1: TABLE OF CONTENTS | Ancient River Valley Civilization......................page 2-3 Classical Greece/Rome.......................................page 4-5 Post Classical Africa...........................................page 6-7 Post classical(medival) Europe...........................page 8-9 Renaissance/Reformation................................Page 10-11 Enlightenment/Revolution...............................Page 12-13 World War I.....................................................Page 14-15 World War II...................................................Page 16-17 Cold War.........................................................Page 18-19
2: Ancient River Valley Civilization | There were four main ancient river valley civilizations during 3000 B.C. The Nile River Valley Civilization was one of the first civilizations to discover hieroglyphics which was the first use of numbering, and writing. Tigris River Valley Civilization was part of the construction of Hammurabis code by the Babylonians which was one of the first usage of law and government in human civilization (eye for in eye).The Yellow River Valley Civilization used pictograms as there early written language. The Indus River Valley Civilization was one of the biggest Ancient river valley civilization, they brought the beginning of the caste system which is a social system that divided into separate close communities.
3: Ancient River Vally Civilization | What if the people had not learned to farm? | Then Agriculture would of came later or not at all because hunting and gathering was not a reliable food source and the human population was descending
4: Classical Greece/Rome | Classical Greece and ancient Rome were very different during these times. Ancient Greece was divided into small areas called city-states. While Ancient Rome believed in Emperors. Both Greece and Rome religion were very similar, they were both Polytheistic, which means they believe in many Gods. The women were treated in differently in both classical Greece and Rome. Women in Greece were not allowed to stay in the same room as the men and the wore similar things as the men called chitons Which are rectangle pieces of fabric. while the women in Rome stayed home cleaned up and took care of there kids. They wore Togas and which were long silk clothing.
5: Classical Greece/Rome | What if Rome did not fall? | Technology would have been way into the future and the population of the world would have been higher because of the dark ages soon after Romes fall
6: Post Classical Africa/Asia | Post Classical Africa/Asia were similar cause they both had Major Routes and migration that helped spread culture throughout there country. in there area. Between 1000-1800 AD Africa had many migration. The Bantu migration came from West Africa around the Cameroon Highlands and Baunchi plateau of Nigeria therefore, this points to the Niger basin as the possible cradle land of the Bantu.People speaking an early Iranian language probably spread into Iran about the same time. The 7000 mile Silk Road route spanned from China, Central Asia, Northern India, and the Parthian and Roman Empires. It connected the Yellow River Valley to the Mediterranean Sea and passed through places such as Chinese cities Kansu and Sinkiang and present-day countries Iran, Iraq and Syria.
7: Post Classical Africa/Asia | What if the Bantu MIgrations did not take place in Africa? | The spread of African culture and languages would not have spread through out Africa
8: Post Classical Medieval Europe | Post Classical Europe was during 500-1453CE European history the Post classical Era coincides with and is more commonly known as the Middle Ages.While after the fall of the classical western empires, civilizations emerged to form complex tribal societies. The years between 500-1000 CE is referred to as the High Post classical Era. During this time there was a new type of government called Feudalism. The Middle Ages is the middle period in a three-period division of history, Classic, Medieval, and Modern. This was not a good set of years cause it followed the fall of Rome.
9: Post Classical Medieval Europe | What if the Black Plague did not attack western Europe? | If the black plague did not attack then the population could have increased because of all the death and none improvement during this time period.
10: Renaissance/Reformation | The Renaissance is considered the start of Modern times because it is more like today. Medieval life was kind of a dark life. In the Middle Ages, life was just a short interlude until death, and poverty was respected.The clergy were next to God. In the Middle Ages people were seen basically as scum and God was vengeful. By the time of the Renaissance, big changes had occurred: Barbarians, the Vikings, and Magyars were gone. Now there were strong central monarchies throughout most of Europe.
11: Renaissance/Reformation | What if the Gutenberg had not invented the printing press? | Printing changed the process of sharing ideas through books,and public papers to share what they think,
12: Enlightenment Revolution | The Enlightenment refers to the intellectual developments of the eighteenth century. The reforming ideas of the Enlightenment found expression in the American Revolution and the French Revolution.The French Revolution represents a culmination of eighteenth-century ideas, economic transitions, . It was a direct response to the obvious abuses of the French absolute monarchy or the "old regime" . The Reign of Terror which was a part of the radicalization of the revolution was ended with the "Thermidorian reaction".
13: Enlightenment Revolution | What if the Enlightenment ideas were not embraced by the colonist? | if the enlightenment idea did not effect the colonist than the ideas of everything about the U.S Government would have been completely different.
14: World War I | World War I was and International conflict between the Central Powers—Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Turkey—and the Allied Powers—mainly France, Britain, Russia, Italy, Japan, and the U.S. After a Serbian nationalist assassinated Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria in June 1914, a chain of threats resulted in a general war between the antagonists. Germany first swept through neutral Belgium and invaded France.
15: World War II | what if the Austrian heir to the throne was not assassinated? | Then the war could have not begun and nothing would have happened including all the useless fighting and killing and the world war I and II could have never started.
16: World War II | World War II, also called Second World War (1939–45) International conflict principally between the Axis Powers—Germany, Italy, and Japan—and the Allied Powers—France, Britain, the U.S., the Soviet Union, and China. Political and economic instability in Germany, combined with bitterness over its defeat in World War I and the harsh conditions of the Treaty of Versailles, allowed Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party to rise to power. In the mid-1930s Hitler began secretly to rearm Germany, in violation of the treaty. He signed alliances with Italy and Japan to oppose the Soviet Union
17: World War II | What if the U.S had not dropped the atomic bombs on Japan? | Then there would have been more killing of U.S troops and would have kept the war in the pacific to go longer than is should.
18: Cold War | Cold War is the conflict between the Communist nations led by the Soviet Union and the democratic nations led by the United States. It is fought in all places - in neutral states, in newly independent nations in Africa, Asia and even in outer space. History changed on October 4, 1957, when the Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik I. The world's first artificial satellite. This gave the soviets a win over U.S by sending the first thing to space. The 1st man on the moon was the Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong, who made history on July 20, 1969. This helped the U.S by beating the Russians.
19: Cold War | What if the soviet union had landed on the moon first and not the U.S? | If the U.S would have not landed on the moon first then the soviets would have felt as if they had a lead and other countries would have seen that they have a better space program and could convince them to change to communism.