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Unit 1: Early Civilizations: Beginnings. Mrs. Gosnell World Civilization. Early Civilizations. DO NOW: How do we know people lived thousands of years ago?? HW: Using the notes, create a drawing of a typical day of life in the Paleolithic Age. Early Civilizations. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Unit 1: Early Civilizations: Beginnings

Unit 1: Early Civilizations: Beginnings

Mrs. GosnellWorld CivilizationEarly CivilizationsDO NOW: How do we know people lived thousands of years ago??

HW: Using the notes, create a drawing of a typical day of life in the Paleolithic Age.

Early CivilizationsAIM: How did the Neolithic Revolution change how civilizations develop?

Do Now: You were just stranded on a deserted island. What would be five items that you would bring?

Create a venn diagram comparing & contrasting the Paleolithic Age to the Neolithic Age.

AIM: Why did Hammurabis Code provide justice for Ancient Babylon?

Do Now:Agree or disagree an eye for an eye, a life for a life. Explain.

HW: Create a set of ten laws, and their punishments for the classroom.

PrehistoryTime period before written record ArchaeologistStudy of artifacts, manmade materialsTools, weapons, and potteryAnthropologyStudy of fossils

PrehistoryTwo periodsPaleolithic AgeOld Stone AgeNeolithic AgeNew Stone Age

Paleolithic AgeHuntingPrimary source of survival NomadMove from one place to follow animal herdsWeaponsMade of wood, stone, and bone Easy to break

Paleolithic AgeCommunicationsSign language Drawings on cave walls Smoke signalsLimited verbal languageFireMost important discoveryCook, light, warmth, protection

Neolithic AgeFarmingGrow a food supplyLimited hunting Villages Primitive forms of government Leaders emergeBronzeStronger than earlier weapons AlloyMix of copper and tin

Neolithic AgePotteryStorage CookingDevelopmentsWheelSailPlow

Neolithic AgeDomesticationHelp in huntingFood sourceProtectionBarterExchange goods for goodsEarly economicsFostered communication and cooperation

Early CivilizationsEarly SettlementsPeople settled in near waterFood supplyDrinking waterCatch fish Hunt animals that drank the waterTransportationAgricultureIrrigationFertile Soil

Early CivilizationsWritten language Tigris- Euphrates River Valley MesopotamiaFertile Crescent1st alphabet created by the PhoeniciansNile River Valley Longest River in the worldFlows northward