Early People and River Civilizations. Early People Hunters and Gatherers –Nomads: People who move to find food Paleolithic: Stone Age –Used simple tools.

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Early People and River CivilizationsEarly PeopleHunters and GatherersNomads: People who move to find foodPaleolithic: Stone AgeUsed simple tools and LanguageSpiritual BeliefsBuried dead with tools and weapons, and with care. Cultural DiffusionWhat does this mean?Scientists believe that humans migrated from Africa into Europe, across Asia, and then across the land bridge to N. America.What else came with these people?Neolithic RevolutionWarming ClimatePermanent settlements based on Agriculture. (Traditional Economy)Social classesNew technologyDomesticated AnimalsEgyptEgypt is a country located on the continent of Africa. The Nile River runs through Egypt. The Nile River allowed the people of Egypt to develop and thrive.Polytheistic..Pharaoh: God and a King. Dynasty:Egyptian Social ClassesWomen had the highest statues in Egypt compared to any other ancient culture.ContributionsAdvances in Science and ArtHuman Anatomy, from mummification.CalendarMonuments.Hieroglyphics.Recap:AncientRiver CivilizationSocial Hierarchy LanguageArtScienceReligionGovernmentMesopotamiaTigris and Euphrates riversFertile CrescentPolytheisticGovernment:Each city had a hereditary ruler.Collected taxes, enforced laws.Social ClassesStrong trade economyIrrigation SystemsCuneiform: system of writingAlgebra and GeometryOther Middle East CivilizationsAssyriansPersiansBabyloniansHAMMURABI:Code of Hammurabi: a set of written laws. Established standards of justice for all classes. an eye for an eye. Punishment was harsh. If any one bring an accusation of any crime before the elders, and does not prove what he has charged, he shall, if it be a capital offense charged, be put to death. If any one is committing a robbery and is caught, then he shall be put to death. Characteristics of a CivilizationSettlementLanguageGovernmentReligionArt/ArchitectureSocial StructureAssignmentVenn Diagram comparing Egypt to Mesopotamia

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