Hon 110 Notes 1 19 11 - No sewer systems By product-...

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Hon 110 Notes Kate Winthrol First Notes of Class – 1/19/11 Neolic Revolution -conscious decision Crops- cities- protection- more children- need leadership- tools- writing records Farm life more stable, but harder Neolic Revolution Industrial Revolution Communications Revolutions (Three Main Revolutions in History) Choose the land because of rivers – make fertile. 1 st Civilization – Sumerian, city of Sumer Earliest Settlements 5400 BCE, Monarch King Artisans, merchants, priests, govt. officials Cities – crammed of thousands of people
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Mud brick use to make houses and buildings
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Unformatted text preview: No sewer systems By product- diseases Built temple complexes (ziggurats) 1 st people to use wheel Known for writing (cuneiform- wedge shaped) Evolved to write thoughts Purpose: Accounting/Recording for trading Learned in scribe school. Very hard to learn. People believed in gods. All powerful. Bribe them with gifts, sacrifices, etc Created priests Omens such as shooting star, flight of birds, sacrifice animals. Purpose of man is to make gods feel good and powerful Purpose to worship gods. Afterlife spirits wander, all equal...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2011 for the course HON 110 H taught by Professor Wintrol during the Spring '11 term at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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