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A migrating group with a distinct language and no exact origin known.
Beginning of the Xia Dynasty in China(first dynasty in Asia)
Created a code of law that contains over 282 laws. "eye of an eye, tooth for a tooth"
First African civilization, collapse based on environmental degradation and foreign pressures.
Mix of West Asian peoples who blended with Egypt then took over the eastern Nile Delta. They even had one of their own become a Pharaoh
first "farming" in the Americas (along with the Andes)
"Mother civilization" of the Andes
first "farming" in the Americas(along with the Mesoamericans)
First Civilization in Mexico, they also laid out the foundations for the civilizations that followed.
high social order, classes
Age of "warring states"
First imperial dynasty of China, unified China under its control, great trade because of land owning peoples, better system of writing
The central government controlled China by dividing it into areas known as commanderies. Xiongnu nomads attacked and defeated the Han Dynasty many times which caused rebelling in the divided areas.
During the Han Dynasty, famine forced many out of the south and then were exploited by the landowners of the north, the the former southerns were heavily taxed for the silk road and because of the foreign threat of invasion. They rebelled and forced the army to defend against its own people except the foreign threat.
The rein of the Sui Dynasty was swift but it united north and south China after a very long period of division
Largest Indian Empire, gave India half a century of peace and security.
Emperor of India, known as one of the best, kept India united and peaceful.
"classic civilization" , peace resulted in a scientific and artistic revolution, the Golden Age of India, began to decline because of gradual territory loss.
aka the First Persian Empire, biggest empire the world has ever seen, formatted into multi-states under one emperor.
(Greek)was a major center of Hellenistic culture that maintained the preeminence of Greek customs, partly defeated by the Roman Empire.
Adopted many things from those they conquered, like art, architectural designs, religious beliefs and royal insignia.
the peck of the Persian Empire, most important and influential period, culture expanded to many other parts of the world outside of its reign.
was known as the Year of the Consulship of Maximus and Cotta