How Mesopotamia got started is still unknown.
Known as the cradle of civilization.
Located in the fertile crescent between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.
Built the great pyramid which at the time were the largest man made structures in the world.
The Egyptians' rulers were called Pharaohs which are like kings.
Invented the concept of the number zero.
Powerful economy because the silk road ran through India.
The creation of an athenian empire led to war with sparta.
The greeks had many gods for many different aspects of life.
Was governed by a king. Under him there was territories that were ruled by war lords.
They had a very strong belief in the after life.
They improved their ships and became great seamen which helped them to improve their trade.
Best known for their alphabet because they simplified their language into 22 signs that represented sounds.
In 509 Rome was made a republic.
Many roman cities fought against each other in the punic wars.
Within the span of less than a hundred years internal fighting began.
Created the first form of a postal system.
They were a primarily nomadic people.
Their king Cyrus captured the great Mesopotamian city of Babylon helping to expand the Persian empire.
In the early years of this dynasty the Chinese experienced terrible civil wars.
The great wall of china was constructed under this dynasty.