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Prehistory to 1500

What does Neolithic mean? New Stone.
What does paleolithic mean? Old Stone.
How many years ago was Homo Sapiens? 120,220 yrs ago
homo erectus left where? Africa
homo sapiens sapiens originated where? Africa
we all originated from one place. where? Africa
the New Stone age (Neolithic time period) was in what time period? 8,000-5,000 BCE
what is a civilization? food surplus, advanced cities, advanced technology, skilled workers, complex institutions and systems of writing and record keeping.
Mesopotamia is modern day what? Iraq
Mesopotamia was the birthplace of what? civilization
the Neolithic revolution was the most ________________ event in history. Important
nomadic follow? food
if men hunted what did women do? gathered.
first upright hominids was how many years ago? 3-4 million years ago
when did they cross the bearing strait? 25,000 BCE
australopithecines where the first what? first upright hominids
the first hominid was? Lucy
Mesopotamia was between what? Tigris and Euphrates
they had metal what? tools
what time period did irrigation start? 6,000BCE
Rivers make land nearby ________with ________. fertile, minerals
Hammurabi reigned in what time period? 1700 BCE
Babylonian was a centralized what? Bureaucracy
Babylonian Empire was most of what? Mesopotamia
centralized bureaucracy was organized in___________? departments
the code of Hammurabi was a ________ for a _______? eye for an eye
high class= less punishment
ancient Egypt begins in what time period? 3100 BCE
Where did ancient Egypt begin? Nile delta
what kind of writing was used? hieroglyphics
which way does the Nile flow? North
around how long is the Nile? 4,000miles
social structure was based off of what in Egypt? pyramids
who was at the top of the social pyramid in Egypt? pharaoh
European nomads brought what? caste system
cuneiform is what? meso writing
what time period was the indus river? 3000 BCE
European nomads controlled who? the natives
Harappa is now modern? Pakistan
what is caste system? ranking system
caste = social level
who was the first on caste system? priest
on the bottom of the caste system was who? untouchables
Mesoamerica is what to places? Mexico and central America
what time period was Olmec? 1200BCE
what time period was the maya? 300-900CE
what time period was the Aztecs 1100 CE
What time period was the incas? 1400CE
What is the beast of burden? pack animals
silk road was trade route to where? India's empire
whats a camel caravan? desert ship
silk roads supplied what? silk spices etc
exchanged religion and ______? culture
Shang dynasty was the? 1st dynasty
what's an oracle bone? questions carved in bone
what's the mandate of heaven? keep ruling if fair
great wall kept out what? nomads
you can see the great wall all the way from where? space
homer wrote what? odyssey and Iliad
Athens was the source of what? Western culture
Athens invented what? drama
Sparta was all about what? war
Athen men had to stay in war until they were 60
Athens where very____? strict
Sparta had how many kings? 2
Athens was all about? democracy
everyone _____ in Athens? voted
they unified who? Greece
the lost a war to who? Sparta
demo= people
cracy= ruled by
ATG conquered most of who the medditarinan
started the __________ age golden
from India to _______ Egypt
love of wisdom was a ________ thought rational thought
Socrates became a what? martyr
he chose ____________ instead of trial? suicide
whodid Socrates teach? plato
who did plato teach aristuole
who did aristotke teach alexander the great
the romans where ruled by whom? kings
patricians are? upper class
plebeians are ? lower class
senate made what? laws
12 tables was what? first set of roman laws
Jews in Israel resisted who? romans
Jesus of _________________ is born. Nazareth
when does Jesus die? 33CE
what branch is developed into Christianity Judaism
mali is where? west Africa
had what kinds of things to trade? gold and salt trade
mail's capital is Timbuktu Timbuktu
mansa musa is what of mali double its size
the Mongols had the largest what land empire ever
best with _____ and ___________? guns and horses
What was golden horde? best army conquered Russia
kamikaze means? divine winds
Genghis kahn started the what? Mongol empire
what was his sons name? ogedi
Kublai kahn took china and called it what Yuan dynasty
japan had small tribes not one big country
what starts in the 800s civil war
aristocrats hire who? samurai