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India accomplishments

3000 bc - 2013

they established hinduism and they had a form of writing

India religion

3000 bc - 2013 CE

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.

china geography

3000 bc - 2013 CE

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

Sumerian women

3000 bc - 2000 bc

men could sell their wives into slavery

Sumerian accomplishments

3000 bc

they invented cuneiform. this is the first example of writing

Sumerian econemy

3000 bc - 2000 bc

Economy based mostly on farming, trade and industry 90% of population was farmers they had slaves

Sumerian religion

3000 bc - 2000 bc

the Sumerians believed in many Gods and Goddess and the looked to religion to answer their questions

Akkad, Babylon, Hittites, Phoenicians geography

3000 bc - 1200 bc

the Phoenicians had strong trees and could build boats so they must have been near a forest and they were near the Mediterranean sea.

Sumerian politics

3000 bc - 2000 bc

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

Sumerian geography

3000 bc - 2000 bc

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

Akkad, Babylon, Hittites, Phoenician religion

3000 bc - 1200 bc

they were all polytheistic

Akkad, Babylon, Hittites, Phoenicians accomplishments

3000 bc - 1200 bc

the Babylonians built the Hanging Gardens which are one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world.

Akkad, Babylon, Hittites, Phoenicians women

3000 bc - 1200 bc

Nebuchadnezzar loved his wife so much that he built her the hanging gardens

Akkad, Babylon, Hittites, Phoenicians politics

3000 bc - 1200 bc

babylon was ruled by Nebuchadnezzar at one point. they were all empires

Akkad, Babylon, Hittites, Phoenicians economy

3000 bc - 1200 bc

the Phoencians had a vast trading empire

India politics

3000 bc - 2013 CE

india is a democracy there was no one founder

India women

3000 bc - 2013 CE

women had to preform suttee if their husbands died. India was a patriarchal society. women did not get formal educations

India geography

3000 bc - 2013 CE

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

India economy

3000 bc - 2013 CE

they farm millet, barley and wheat.

china economy

3000 bc - 2013 CE

10% was farming

China accomplishments

3000 bc - 2013 CE

invented gun powder

china women

3000 bc - 2013 CE

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

china religion

3000 bc - 2013 CE

mostly Buddhists

china politics

3000 bc - 2013

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

greece women

2700 BC - 2013

women in different city states had different amounts of power. for example, in sparta women had many more freedoms then women in athens had

greece geography

2700 bc - 2013

3/4 of the mainland was covered in mountains. Did a lot of fishing and trading. greece is a peninsula. on the Mediterranean sea

greece economy

2700 bc - 2013

they did some farming but because there are so many mountains that was hard. they did do a lot of fishing and trading

greece accomplishments

2700 bc - 2013

they invented Phoenician alphabet. Famous epic poems called Iliad and odyssey were written that were about the trojan war

greece religion

2700 bc - 2013

they were a polytheistic culture.

greece politics

2700 bc - 2013

there were many city states but no one king of greece

Israelites geography

1900 bc - 2013 CE

they lived in Cannan but they were constantly being concurred and relocated. when they left Egypt they spent 40 years in the desert

Israelites accomplishments

1900 bc - 2013 CE

they started jewdism. they built the religious city Jerusalem.

Isrealites women

1900 bc - 2013 CE

not really anything about the women it was mostly men who did all of the important things

Israelites religion

1900 bc - 2013 CE

they were Jewish and that is the base of many religions. they started Jewdism. they were monotheistic

Israelites Politics

1900 bc - 2013 CE

king David and King Solomon were two great rulers of Isreal

Israelites economy

1900 bc - 2013 CE

at one point they were slaves to the Egyptians and they were constantly being concurred. this must have made keeping stead trade and jobs.

Assyrians, Chaldeans Persians women

700 bc - 330 bc

Assyrians, Chaldeans Persians geography

700 bc - 330 bc

Assyrians, Chaldeans Persians religion

700 bc - 330 bc

they did not really have one particular religion

Assyrians, Chaldeans Persians economy

700 bc - 330 bc

Assyrians, Chaldeans Persians politics

700 bc - 330 bc

Assyrians, Chaldeans Persians accomplishments

700 bc - 330 bc

the Persians concured most of the world