Global I Review

India

Civilization appears along Indus River

2500 bc

Harappa & Mohenjo-Daro

Aryans conquer Indus Valley Civilization

1500 bc

HINDUISM CREATED

1500 bc

BUDDHISM CREATED

500 bc

Mauryan Empire

321 bc - 185 ad

Bureaucracy
Buddhism

Africa

Neolithic Revolution

10,000 bc

*Farming & Domesticating animals
Leads to---> PERMANENT CIVILIZATIONS
Characteristics of Civilizations:
~Cities
~Governments
~Religion
~Specialization of Labor
~Social Classes
~Record Keeping & Writing
~Art & Architecture
(Economy / Public Works)

Civilization appears along Nile River

5000 bc

Bantu Migrations

500 bc - 1500 ad

Middle East

Civilization Appears along Tigris & Euphrates

5000 bc

-Hittites
-Assyrians
-Chaldeans
-Phoenicians
- First Alphabet
-Persians
- Satraps

Sumerians

5000 bc

-Cuneiform
-Ziggurats
-Irrigation Systems
-First Wheel
-Metal Plow
-12 month calendar

JUDAISM CREATED

1800 bc

Babylon

1792 bc - 1750 bc

-Empire
-Code of Hammurabi

CHRISTIANITY CREATED

30 ad

ISLAM CREATED

622 ad

China

Civilization appears along Huang He & Yangzi Rivers

4000 bc

Shang gains control and sets up first dynasty

1650 bc

Zhou Dynasty

1027 bc - 221 bc

-Mandate of Heaven
-Dynastic Cycle
-Silk

CONFUCIANISM CREATED

Approx. 551 bc

Qin Dynasty

221 BC - 206 BC

Great Wall of China
Centralized government
-Standardized measurements, money, writing

Han Dynasty

206 BC - 220 AD

Civil Service Exam
GOLDEN AGE!!!
-Made paper
-Wheelbarrow, fishing reel, ship rudder
-Acupuncture, anesthesia

Europe

Greece

1750 bc - 133 bc

City- states
Sparta vs. Athens
Alexander the Great / Hellenistic Culture
Philosophy: Socrates, Plata & Aristotle
Literature: Epics, plays, history (Iliad & Odyssey)
Art/ Architecture: lifelike statues, Parthenon, columns
Science: Earth rotates on axis & moves around sun
Math: Geometry, Pythagoras Theorem

Rome

509 bc - 476 ad

Roman REPUBLIC
Pax Romana
Law: Twelve Tables
Art- Borrowed ideas from Greeks
Engineering- Aqueducts, arch, dome

Athens Golden Age

460 bc - 429 bc

DEMOCRACY!
-Direct democracy