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Beginnings Of Civilization

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  • 1. The Past-How do we know about it? #1 Artifacts -objects left behind by people from the past “ ARCHIE” Archeologist
  • 2. The Past-How do we know about it? #2 We read about it!
  • 3. In the beginning, there was darkness…..
  • 4. Prehistory pre = before history = the record of past events and times = NOT
  • 5. What was life like?
    • Characteristics
    • Nomadic
    • Small groups (20-30)
    • Few possessions (including food)
    • Everyone did the same thing
    This time period was known as the Paleolithic Age or the Old Stone Age . Then came…
  • 6. FARMING
  • 7. Neolithic Revolution or The New Stone Age Surplus food to use for trade Enough food to survive Lots of possessions Few possessions Stayed in one place Nomadic Neolithic Age Paleolithic Age
  • 8. The Evolution of Civilizations Villages Towns Cities
  • 9. Ancient Egypt Roman Empire Shang Dynasty
  • 10. What makes a civilization? …… ..
  • 11. The 8 Features of Civilization
  • 12. Cities Rome Athens Timbuktu Machu Picchu Venice
  • 13. Organized Government City Planning Politicians
  • 14. Complex Religion Judaism Christianity Hinduism Buddhism
  • 15. Job Specialization
    • Doctors
    • Lawyers
    • Farmers
    • Politicians
    • Etc.
    • Hunting and Gathering
    Neolithic Age Paleolithic Age
  • 16. Social Classes
  • 17. Art & Architecture Art Architecture
  • 18. Public Works Works that benefit… who? the public
  • 19. Writing System