china was ruled by dynasty s until 1279 CE then it was ruled by the mongols and the molgols are over thrown in 1368 by the ming dynasty china is currently a communist government
women had to bind their feet to make it harder for them to run away and so that they needed men more. women were not given very many freedoms. the only woman to ever rule china was empress
invented gun powder
10% was farming
they farm millet, barley and wheat.
india is a subcontinent with varying geography. it has natural barriers. they summer monsoons with wet winds and winter monsoons with dry winds but they are very unpredictable. the early civilizations emerged in the river valleys
women had to preform suttee if their husbands died. India was a patriarchal society. women did not get formal educations
india is a democracy there was no one founder
the Phoencians had a vast trading empire
babylon was ruled by Nebuchadnezzar at one point. they were all empires
Nebuchadnezzar loved his wife so much that he built her the hanging gardens
the Babylonians built the Hanging Gardens which are one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world.
they were all polytheistic
sumer was located between the Tigris river and the Euphrates river. it was on an arch of land in between the mediteranian sea and the persian gulf. there was rich soil and flooding was unpredictable
Kings ruled the cities but the gods were thought to be above the king (Theocracy). there was no separation of church and state. Kings and priests had lots of power. Kings were in charge of every single project. Kings and priests lived in large palaces
the Phoenicians had strong trees and could build boats so they must have been near a forest and they were near the Mediterranean sea.
the Sumerians believed in many Gods and Goddess and the looked to religion to answer their questions
Economy based mostly on farming, trade and industry 90% of population was farmers they had slaves
they invented cuneiform. this is the first example of writing
men could sell their wives into slavery
china has varied geography. there are the Huang he river/ yellow river/ river of great sorrow, the Chang jiang/ yangtze river, and the Xi jiang/ west river. the is also the gobi desert and mountain ranges. On the east, china's cost line touch the pacific ocean
most people in India are hindu. the Vedas are the books of knowledge. in the Vedas your dharma for your varna is outlined. and it also says that if you follow your dharma then you will have good kharma.
they established hinduism and they had a form of writing
there were many city states but no one king of greece
they were a polytheistic culture.
they invented Phoenician alphabet. Famous epic poems called Iliad and odyssey were written that were about the trojan war
they did some farming but because there are so many mountains that was hard. they did do a lot of fishing and trading
3/4 of the mainland was covered in mountains. Did a lot of fishing and trading. greece is a peninsula. on the Mediterranean sea
women in different city states had different amounts of power. for example, in sparta women had many more freedoms then women in athens had
at one point they were slaves to the Egyptians and they were constantly being concurred. this must have made keeping stead trade and jobs.
king David and King Solomon were two great rulers of Isreal
they were Jewish and that is the base of many religions. they started Jewdism. they were monotheistic
not really anything about the women it was mostly men who did all of the important things
they started jewdism. they built the religious city Jerusalem.
they lived in Cannan but they were constantly being concurred and relocated. when they left Egypt they spent 40 years in the desert
the Persians concured most of the world
they did not really have one particular religion