Seven Aspects of Civilization

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1. Same type of CAST system as Egypt, believed in one god, Shang Ti to be the head god of other small ones

2. Huang He (Yellow River)

2.1. The Kings in the Huang He river valley were buried in beautiful coffins. The coffins were cover in lacquer and were covered in patterns and designs in the lacquer.

2.2. form of Huang He art were oracle bones. These were first made in the Shang Dynasty form of Huang He art were oracle bones. These were first made in the Shang Dynasty form of Huang He art.

3. Government and Leaders:

3.1. Egypt

3.1.1. there have been over 31 Pharaohs, who ruled over Egypt.

3.1.2. Ruled by Kings and Pharaohs, Pharaohs were considered to be equal to Gods, and everyone worshiped them.

3.1.3. Founded by King Menes in 3150 B.C.

3.1.4. Government officials included: the Vizier, Prime Minister, Chief Treasurer, Tax collector, Minister of Public Work, and the Army Comander.

3.2. Huang He (Yellow River)

3.2.1. Acorrding to the Qin Dynasty period the Yellow river flowed considerably north then its present course

3.2.2. General Duan Ning Broke the "dikes" causing a major flood in the year 923

3.2.3. "the Treaty of Shanyuan" stated that emperor Sung was not allowed to establish new moats or changing river courses

3.2.4. Every emperor that ruled China has attempted to harness the power of the yellow river. all but a few have suceded.

4. Geography & Agriculture:

4.1. Egypt

4.1.1. Nile River gave Egyptians a head-start on all other groups of people around the world and were able to start farming at around 5,000 B.C.!

4.1.2. Nile supports life and makes a normally unsuitable environment livable, and even prosperous

4.1.3. Nile River provided abundant amounts of fertile soil and silt so therefore allowed for the farming necessary for a civilization

4.1.4. Water way promoted trade, and communication with other groups of people, spurting more education and ideas

4.2. Huang He (Yellow River)

4.2.1. Climate as well as elevation vary throughout the areas surrounding the river

4.2.2. Abundance of fertile soil and silt allowed farming and eventually civilization formation

4.2.3. Mountainous areas provided large areas to grow major crops such as rice, as well as in flooded plain areas flooded by the river in certain seasons

4.2.4. Fertile soil and silt provided via rising water and deposits

5. Arts and Education

5.1. Egypt

5.2. The Eyptians used paints made from iron, copper, limestone and charcoal to decorate the homesThe Eyptians used paints made from iron, copper, limestone and charcoal to decorate the homes.

5.3. slaves built the tombs and temples the Pharaoh wanted them to build.

5.4. Children would more and more frequently be found lending a hand with the less onerous tasks and gradually acquiring practical skills and knowledge from their elders :

5.5. Education, of course, covers both the general upbringing of a child and its training for a particular vocation. The upbringing of boys was left largely in the hands of their fathers, that of girls was entrusted to their mothers. Parents familiarized their children with their ideas about the world, with their religious outlook, with their ethical principles, with correct behavior toward others and toward the super-natural beings in whom everyone believed. They taught them about folk rituals and so forth.

5.6. Education, of course, covers both the general upbringing of a child and its training for a particular vocation. The upbringing of boys was left largely in the hands of their fathers, that of girls was entrusted to their mothers. Parents familiarized their children with their ideas about the world, with their religious outlook, with their ethical principles, with correct behavior toward others and toward the super-natural beings in whom everyone believed. They taught them about folk rituals and so forth.

6. Religion

6.1. Egypt

6.1.1. Polytheistic beliefs, worshiping of many different gods and goddesses the same as the Greek

6.1.2. Had a CAST system or a pyramid of gods, on the top was the number one god and on bottom of the pyramid the smaller, less important gods

6.1.3. Two separate religious Egyptian minorities believing in separate major gods, one believed in a Cobra god while another believed in a bird god

6.1.4. put the gods as well as their leader, the pharaoh on the same level, though not on the same level as the gods on the top of the pyramid

6.2. Huang He (Yellow River)

6.2.1. the people feared their gods and therefore respected them, so they made sacrifices to keep their gods pleased.

6.2.2. Worshiped their ancestors and took advice from Oracle bones to understand what to do when they needed advice or help

6.2.3. switched beliefs and religions frequently, gone through at least three major religious changes

7. Science and Technology

7.1. Egypt

7.1.1. Paper was made from Papyrus, which allowed Egyptions to start recording launges.

7.1.2. Started building boats since 1878 B.C. these boats have been recorded to stand over 12 feet tall

7.1.3. Egyptions were the first society to ever construct luxuarys for themselves, mostly furniture, like tables stools and beds

7.1.4. They constructed pyramids (tombs) that stood over 480 feet high. they we're built by Slaves, Peasents, and Convicts

7.2. Yellow river

7.2.1. "Dikes" were used to prevent floods from occuring,

7.2.2. Every Emperor attempted to divided the river into channels, using low paid workers

7.2.3. Prior to the advent of modern dams in china, the yellow river was very prone to flodding

7.2.4. Buliding of "levees" along the bank of the river was the most commonly used method in attempting to prevent flooding