Name: Tierra Johnson
Instructions: Use the knowledge from Lesson 11.01, The Abolitionists to answer the following questions.
Apply specific details when answering the questions.
* Jericho is oldest settlement still around today.
Agricultural Breakthroughs: (know examples for test)
1. Southwest Asia (fertile crescent)
a. 9000-7000 BCE
b. Plants cultivated: barley, wheat, lentil, figs
c. Animals domesticated: goats, sheep,
Basic History Notes:
History reflects what happened in the past
We need to understand particular events and know about peoples ideas, plans,
actions, and their effects
Each society looks to its history for a sense of identity
History helps a society r
Early River Civilizations
Located in river valleys
o Regular water supply
o Home to animals/plants that provide surplus of food
Large areas of land/large populations
Distinct, organized cultures
Social, political, and economic deve
The Assyrian Empire: 911 to 612 BCE
The Military Machine
At its height, half a million troops were divided into functionally specialized units
Variety of military technologies
o Iron weapons
o Signal fires
o Military ma
Nubia: 3100 BCE 350 BCE
2300-1100 BCE: early cultures and Egyptian domination
Located on the Nile river from Aswan south the Khartoum
Forms link between tropical Africa and the Mediterranean world
Natural resources: gold, semiprecious stones, and copper
Hittite Hattusas is capital; 1200 BCE
Phoenician purple dye; Carthage is capital
Assyrian conquered Egypt; took Jews captive to Babylon; Persian king Cyrus
let them go; led to Jew Diaspora
The Ancient Middle East Chapter 4:
Foundations Unit: 8000 BCE 600 CE
Overview of Topics:
Following the food: the nomads
Permanent settlement: Neolithic revolution
The rivers deliver: the big, early civilizations settling in the fertile floodplains
Extreme diversity of geography led to distinctive development
Smaller amount of flat lands
Rim of Fire
Pollution of rivers a modern problem
23% of the worlds population
Ancient China: 2000-221 B
An Age of Empires: Rome and Han China, 753 B.C.E.330 C.E.
Romes Creation of a Mediterranean Empire, 753 B.C.E.330 C.E.
A. Geography and Resources
1. Italy and Sicily are at a crossroads of the Mediterranean and serve as a
link between Africa
India and Southeast Asia, 1500 B.C.E.1025 C.E.
Foundations of Indian Civilization, 1500 B.C.E.300 C.E.
A. The Indian Subcontinent
1. India has three topographical zones: (1) the northern mountainous zone; (2)
the Indus and Ganges Basins; and
Networks of Communication and Exchange, 300 B.C.E.1100 C.E.
The Silk Road
A. Origins and Operations
1. The Silk Road was an overland route that linked China to the Mediterranean
world via Mesopotamia, Iran, and Central Asia. There were two pe