African civilizations are colored red.... European civilizations are teal.... Middle Eastern civilizations are green.... Asian are blue.... South American are brown.... Southeastern Asia is black.... Indian are purple....Korean are pink... Japan is grey
in northern Africa, invented hieroglyphics, made accurate calendar, advances in math, science, and medicine
in India, planned cities. sewer system. mysteriously disappeared
in China, used chariots. polytheistic. used oracle bones. used ideographs.
in China, believed in Mandate of Heaven (that a ruler was granted the right to rule by heaven).
in northern Africa. learned to make iron from Assyrians. Developed own alphabet.
in Italy. was a republic where citizens elect officials to vote on laws
improved trade. became prosperous.
The first empire in India. Asoka brought it to its height. he was a warlord until he converted to Buddhism.
united China. Built the Great Wall of China.
in China. improved trade. created civil service system. invented seismograph (machine that measures earthquakes). advances in medicine. invented wheelbarrows, mill wheel, water clock, sundial. invented paper
The golden age of the Roman Empire
when Augustus Caesar became emperor he expanded the empire. united the lands around the Mediterranean. built roads.
In present day Cambodia. Hindu. built water systems to reduce flooding.
in Africa. conquered the Kush. traded spices, gems, and ivory. converted to Christianity.
in Africa. strong gold trade. used iron.
in South America. used hieroglyphics. studied astronomy. developed most accurate calendar at the time. understood concept of zero.
in India. art, math, and literature flourished. understood concept of zero.
in China. peace. trade increased.
in the Middle East. discrimination against non-Arabs plagued the land.
united Korea. first of 3 dynasties in Korea. trade flourished.
in the Middle East. united the Muslim world
in Europe. powerful lords were granted fiefs, or land by the king. these lords ruled the peasants that lived on the land. the black death weakened the Feudal system and it collapsed.
in southeast Asia. Buddhist. became a tributary state to china.
in Korea. second of three dynasties. introduced Chinese civil service system.
in China. peace. increased trade. built navy. used magnetic compass.
in Japan. lead by the shogun, Japan was at a constant state of war as warriors tried to take the throne.
in Africa. Islamic. built mosques. traded gold.
in China. built roads. improved trade
in the Middle East. captured Constantinople. lasted more than 500 years
in south Africa. center of gold trade. grew powerful. expert stone builders.
in China. over through Mongol Empire. revived Confucian. built Forbidden City. began Chinese isolation.
in Korea. last of three dynasties. Confucianism replaced Buddhism as system of ethics. Known as the "Hermit Kingdom" for its isolation.
in South America. conquered many city-states and built elaborate temples.
in South America. was a great empire.
in Africa. established Timbuktu.
rival to the Ottoman Empire. in the Middle East. known for tolerance.
In India. When Indian and Muslim cultures blended. Built Taj Mahal.
In Southeast Asia. The only country that didn't become a European colony.
Japan came out of isolation and began to rapidly modernize. but, the Great Depression hit Japan hard and a group of military leaders took power.
The Qing Dynasty collapsed and the Chinese Republic was founded but the government was weak and China was in disarray until 1928
After the military took power they began to expand to create an empire. but, after their loss in WWII, Douglas MacArthur took the power away from the military leaders and set up a democracy.
Korea split when communist and non-communist groups struggled for control of the government. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea was the northern communist country
Korea split when communist and non-communist groups struggled for control of the government. The Republic of Korea was the non-communists in the southern half of Korea
After the government was over thrown Mao set many reforms and regulations. But many of the reforms failed. After Mao's death, Xiaoping took power and made more reforms but they were more successful.
After years of being a colonel for Britain, India won its independence. It made a constitution and created the Indian parliament. But, rivalries between Islam and Hinduism have made peace difficult.
When the US withdrew from Vietnam, the communists in the north took over the south and united Vietnam but they still struggle economically.
King Hammurabi developed the first code of law in Babylon
The British sold opium to the Chinese and many Chinese people got addicted. so, to counter the British the Chinese destroyed ships carrying opium
a treaty that let America trade with Japan.