First complex level of political organization was the Medes who were Regional

First complex level of political organization was the

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First complex level of political organization was the Medes who were
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-Regional, trans-regional, and global structures/organizations conquered by the Persians. Divided the empire into 20 providences led by a satrap who had to be connected to the royal family. Darius the First establish a system of providences and tributes, and expanded control in the East and West. - Gave more opportunities and control to Persians than the Medes. - Had the biggest Empire. Administrators and scribes were trained mostly in the center of the Empire. - Admids. Distributed food and essentials to large numbers of diverse people. Greece Athens used it’s power to promote economic interests - Collected money and used it towards architecture and the arts. - Was protected by armies or private citizens, which were mostly farmers. Had tyrants, which were people who help power in violation of political traditions of the community and gained control. Leaned toward more on democracy by still mostly applied to men. Tyrants and middle class rose because wanting democracy that also applied to them so that they can gain political rights. Took part in the Persian Wars lead by Xerxes who later failed. - Was in war with Sparta when they launched invasions towards Athens. - Athens lacked financial and military support as Sparta prevailed because of their strong military and Persian help. Making the 1 st alphabet, they had advantages in systems of writings and applied it to technology, forms of literature, law codes, and religious dedications and gravestones. Interaction between humans and the environment -Demography and disease -Migration -Patterns of settlement -Technology Persian and Iran 1 millennium B.C.E. irrigation enables people to move down from mountains to open plains of agriculture. - Bounded by Zargos mountains to the west. Interrogation channels underground to prevent water to evaporate from harsh climate. Mountain slopes and wood provided fuel and materials for crafts they could trade with because the lacked agriculture.
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