7 Aspects of Civilazation

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7 Aspects of Civilazation by Mind Map: 7 Aspects of Civilazation

1. Religion

1.1. Egypt (Nile)

1.1.1. Akhenaten introduces mohotheism to Egypt by banning the worship of traditional gods.

1.1.2. they worshiped many god and feared and respected the powers of the gods.

1.1.3. The Kushans adopted their religion from the Egyptians.

1.1.4. The Kushans mummified and presevered their dead in royal tombs or pyrmids.

1.2. Huang He (Yellow River)

1.2.1. Belief in afterlife

1.2.2. kings buried with sacrificed prisoners for army in afterlife

1.2.3. ancestor worship

1.2.4. use of oracle bones

2. Geography & Agriculture

2.1. Huang He (Yellow River)

2.1.1. fertile soil,suitable for wheat and millet

2.1.2. hills mountains and deserts helped prevent invasion

2.1.3. started farming around 9,000 B.C.E

2.2. Egypt (Nile)

2.2.1. The Nile River floods every year.

2.2.2. Richist and most fertile soilsin all of Egypt were found in the Nile Delta.

2.2.3. The dark color of the Nile River silt gave rise to the Egyptians name for their country.

2.2.4. The Black Land- the first farming villages along the Nile appeared as early as 5000 BC.

3. Social Structure And Family

3.1. Egypt (Nile)

3.1.1. women did most of the trading and market.

3.1.2. men did the weaving and made clothes and tools for hunting.

3.1.3. women had a fairly high status

3.1.4. Pharaohs wore a crown with two cobras symbolizing the union of Egypt and Kush.

3.2. Huang He (Yellow River)

3.2.1. Kings surronded by group of wealthy nobles

3.2.2. hunting was a sport because of the amount of free time

3.2.3. governers to rule farther parts of the kingdom

4. Government & Leaders

4.1. Huang He (Yellow River)

4.1.1. worship of gods

4.1.2. Ruled by mandate of heaven

4.1.3. Rise and fall of dynasties

4.2. Egypt (Nile)

4.3. Ramses the Great rules over the last period of Egyptian glory.

4.4. Hatshepsut increases trade between New Kingdom Egypt and other lands.

4.5. The Nubians were weak and disorganized after they freed themselves from egyptian rule.

4.6. The Nubians became a powerful empire called the Kushans.

5. Economy And Trade

5.1. Huang He (Yellow River)

5.1.1. used natural water for crops

5.1.2. helped grow lots of crops

5.1.3. they had specialized tradesmen

5.1.4. They got great wealth for trade

5.2. Egypt (Nile)

5.2.1. the Nubians were in a prime location for trade and became expert traders.

5.3. goods traded through Nubia were Ostrich eggs, animal skins, ivory, ebony, and slaves trade through out Nubia

5.4. Traded their minerals

5.5. Nubians and Egyptians became rivals and fought over land and resources

6. Science And Technology

6.1. Egypt (Nile)

6.1.1. Expert archers

6.1.2. Used iron to build iron industry

6.1.3. Built homes with wood

6.1.4. First society to build great pyramids

6.2. Huang He (Yellow River)

6.2.1. Built large structures and tombs

6.2.2. Invented a calender based on the cycles of the moon

6.2.3. Made one of the first money systems

6.2.4. Invention of paper

7. Arts And Education

7.1. Egypt (Nile)

7.1.1. men carved pictures and stories in caves and pyrimds

7.1.2. women stayed home and acted as teachers for the children- most teachers were all women.

7.1.3. built great temples and monuments

7.1.4. Egyptian hieroglyphics were used as a writing system until the Kushites began to write their own alphabet.

7.2. Huang He (Yellow River)

7.2.1. great bronze workers

7.2.2. Lots of books

7.2.3. Also a book of songs

7.2.4. Book of character for aristocrats