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Prehistory to1500

prehistory to 1500

what does Neolithic mean? new stone
what does Paleolithic mean? old stone
what does Austalopithecines mean? southern ape
What is the most important event in history? agriculture
What happen went people had food and security? culture
where does everybody originate? Africa
How did people live before civilizations? nomadic
men hunted what did women do? gather
what happened in the Neolithic revolution? religion and metal tools
what did civilizations have? food surplus, advanced cities and technology, and skilled workers
what was the first civilization? Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia was between what two rivers? Tigris and Euphrates
Where is modern day Mesopotamia Iraq
What is irrigation Moving of water
What was Lucy? First hominid
Homo sapiens lived how many years ago? 120,000
Neolithic age started when? 8000 BCE - 5000 BCE
Nomadic follow what? food
Homo Erectus left where? Africa
The cross of the Bearing Strait was? 25000 BCE
Starting next river is good for ? Fertile soil and minerals
Hammurabi was king of ? Babylonian Empire
Bureaucracy means what? compartment or department
What is the code of Hammurabi eye for a eye
higher class has less of what? punishment
What was the writing in Ancient Egypt? Hieroglyphics
How long is the Nile? 4000 miles
what is the social structure in Egypt Pyramid
Rosetta Stone translates Egyptian
who found the Rosetta stone? A French soldier
What is Harappa? Ancient India
Harappa was next to what river? Indus River
Harappa is what (modern) ? Pakistan
Aryans are what? European nomads
Aryans brought what system? caste system
Caste system is what? Hierarchy
what is hierarchy ranking system
why did Mesoamerica start late disease
Had did the caste work? priest, warriors, worker, and the untouchables
where is Mesoamerica? Mexico and central america
What is the silk road? trade routes
how long is the silk roads? From china, India, Africa, and europe
what did they trade on the silk road? luxury items
How many dynasties are in China? 12
who was the first dynasty Shang
Who talk about the Mandate of Heaven? Zhou
Who created the great wall of china Qin
The Greek created city states not what? whole country
Homer wrote What? Odyssey and Iliad
Athens was in what? the Western culture
Sparta was all about what? war
Athens was all about what? democracy
what does democracy mean? ruled by the people
Athens lost to Sparta in what war? Peloponnesian war
Alexander the Great conquered most of what by age 20? Mediterranean
Alexander the Great started what age? Hellenistic (golden) age
what does Hellenistic mean? Greek
Philosophers do what ? explains nature with out using the Gods
How did Socrates died? suicide
what are the Chinese Dynasties Shang, Zhou, Qin, Han, Sui, Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming, Qing, Republic, Mao Zedong, De
The Romans where rule by kings then what? a Republic
Who are the Patricians? higher class
Who are the Plebeians? lower class
what where the first set if laws in Rome 12 tables
Jesus was born when? 1 CE-ish
What is the capital of Mali Timbuktu
Mali trade what? gold and salt
Mansa Musa Did what? double the size of Mali
Mansa Musa went where as a Muslim Mecca
Mansa Musa Brought what? tons of gold
who had the largest Empire? Mongols
Mongols are best with guns and what? horse
What did the Golden Horde Do? conquered Russia
why didn't they take over Europe? Ogedei died
What does Kamikaze mean? divine Winds
Genghis Khan did what? started the empire and spread it
Where did Ogedei die? Poland
What did the Aristocrats hire? Samurai
What did the Mongolians used Biological Warfare
Europe and Japan have almost the same what? Feudalism
Muslim invaded What? Christian territories
Pope Urban II sent who? Knights
Knights where sent where? the middle East
Knights were sent to get what? To reclaim the land
Muslims preserved what? Greek and Roman text
What texted the Crusaders bring back? Aristotle, and Plato
What did the Renaissances do? Lead to Science, technology advancement, and math, and banking
what does schism mean? split
What church where together before 1054? Holy Roman and Eastern Orthodox
What does catholic mean universal
Orthodox bibles where in what? Greek
The Pope and Patriarch of Constantinople did what? Excommunicated each other
The black plague is What? the Bubonic Plague
Transmitted where? the silk road
Transmitted by who? fleas on rats
The bubonic plague kill how many people? 1/2 of Europe population
Brought by who? the Mongols
People loss what? Faith
What is Iconoclasm? praying through pictures
Why could the priest read the bible? It was in Latin