World History Fall Final
Ancient History to
the American Revolution
Prehistoric means before ?
Then how do we know about prehistoric people and what they did?
In the Old Stone Age they hadn’t figured out how to raise their own crops, so they were known as ?
Everyone starts to specialize their labor
So they start the barter economy
Set up new laws to deal with people
And warfare starts between the settlements.
Why do ancient civilizations settle near the river valleys?
Which religion believes in reincarnation?
Around 6,000 BC the first cultures began to emerge. The first were the Olmecs which began around 1500 BC and died out around 200 AD. They were known for the Olmec heads. 16 of them are at the Museum of Anthropology in Xalpa.
Cuneiform writing – reeds pressed into clay
Babylonian – Way pickin’ old
2300- 800 BC
Hieroglyphics – organized writing mostly Egyptian
Phoenicians were good traders
Hatshepsut- Egyptian queen 1503-1482BC
Means the land between the rivers
The Afterlife !!!!