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G:What modern day countries was the Indus Valley civ in?

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Indus River Valley

Indus River Valley

This civ is still mysterious.

The writing has not been translated.

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Indus River civilization

Indus River civilization

We do know the cities were sophisticated enough to have brick walls surrounding them for protection against flooding from the Indus River.

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Various artifacts found

Various artifacts found

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What are artifacts?

What are artifacts?

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Indus Economy

Indus Economy

Just like the other river valley civs, the Indus river valley people were mostly farmers.

Traditional economy

They did trade with Chinese and with Sumerians (Mesopotamians).

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That concludes Indus River Valley Civilization.

That concludes Indus River Valley Civilization.

Get ready for the quiz.

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Indus River Quiz

Indus River Quiz

P: Why do we know so little of the power structure in the Indus Valley?

E: How did the Indus make a living?

G:In what modern day country are the settlements of the Indus River Valley civilization?

G:Why did the cities have so many walls?

S: How do Indus artifacts demonstrate that the the the Indus Valley was sophisticated?

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ANCIENT CHINA

ANCIENT CHINA

Great Wall

Began 2000 B.C.

Mandate of

Heaven

Dynasties

Silk

astronomy

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As in Egypt, Mesopotamia, and along the Indus River, Chinese civilization began within a major river valley. Modern China itself is a huge geographical expanse. Around 4000 BC, this huge area contained an almost infinite number of ethnic groups and languages. This history, in which a vast area populated by diverse ethnic groups became, over time, a more or less single culture, began in the Yellow River Valley.

As in Egypt, Mesopotamia, and along the Indus River, Chinese civilization began within a major river valley. Modern China itself is a huge geographical expanse. Around 4000 BC, this huge area contained an almost infinite number of ethnic groups and languages. This history, in which a vast area populated by diverse ethnic groups became, over time, a more or less single culture, began in the Yellow River Valley.

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Yellow River Civilization

Yellow River Civilization

G:Ancient China was formed around the Yellow River.

The color yellow symbolized “centrality”, as in China is the center of the world.

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Chinese accomplishments

Chinese accomplishments

During the Zhou and Shang periods, the Chinese made remarkable achievements in astronomy and bronzework, learned to make silk and create books, and developed a complex system of writing

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