The Begginnings of Civilization
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When did the Neolithic Revolution begin?
about 10,000 years ago
What is PreHistory?
The time before a written language
During the Neolithic Revolution, how did people change how they got their food?
They shifted from food gather to food production
taming wild animals to make sure you will always have food
When did people start Domestication?
During the Neolithic Revolution
During the Neolithic Revolution, what did people start doing with their animals?
What are the 5 necessary things to develop a civilization?
- 1.Record Keeping
- 2.Complex Institutions
- 3.Advanced Citites
- 4.Improved Techonology
- 5.Specialized Workers
Give examples of Record Keeping
- 1.Writing down taxes and laws
- 2.Birth Cirtificate
- 3.Keeping score at a game
- 4.Writing things down
What are some examples of Complex Institutions?
- 4.Establishing Laws
What makes Advanced Cities?
- 1.Larger Population
- 2.Lots of trade centers
What are some examples of Advanced Cities?
- 1.New York
- 2.Las Vegas
Why is it important to have Specialized Workers?
So everyone can have diffrent jobs and there are lots of different services to go around
What is some improved technology from the Neolithic Revolution?
- 1.replace copper & stone with bronze
- 3.Ditches (for floods)
- 4.Animals as transportation
Define Cultural Diffusion:
The exchange of goods and ideas when cultures come in contact
What current countries make up what used to be Mespotamia?
What is Polythesim?
Belief in many G-d's
What is Monothesim?
Beleif in 1 G-d
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