By the first millennium B.C.E. much of the Eastern Hemisphere was entering into the Iron Age,
where iron replaced bronze for tool making. By 1500 B.C.E. Mesopotamia had been divided into
two political zones, with Assyria in the north and Babylonia in the
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From 1949 until 1976 China saw one of the darkest times in its history. The Cultural
Revolution, led by Mao Zedong, changed everything about life in China. By destroying much
of Chinas history a values, Mao and his movement
Ancient Greeks and Persians are well known for their feud, a feud which led to war and conflict.
Western civilization tends to favor the Greeks for the simple reason that the Greeks were
westerners and have deeply influenced much of western philosophy and
The Shang period, lasting between 1750-1045 B.C.E. was part of early China. There has been
evidence of animal domestication during this time and much success with technology and art.
Chinese history really begins with the Shang Dynasty, considering that s
The Early River Civilizations were very important in the expansion of agriculture, technology,
and population.River Civilizations slowly began to increase in popularity when agriculture took
the position of main food source from hunting and gathering. Sin
The first civilization to have a complex political system in Iran was Medes. The son of a Persian
chieftain was responsible for uniting persian tribes and overthrowing the Median monarch in 550
B.C.E. In 522 B.C.E., a Persian nobleman by the name of Dariu
The Indus River Valley Civilization both started and ended for unknown reasons, but it was able
to flourish because of the fertile soil near the Indus River. There they farmed and were able to
build cities because of the food surplus. The fact that they b
Ancient Egyptian society was centered along the Nile river, which was excellent for farming.
The society lasted for about 1,617 years, in which time there were three kingdoms. The Old
Kingdom lasted from 26862181 BCE, the Middle Kingdom lasted from 205516
The Mesopotamians, like many civilizations, were deeply involved with their religious beliefs.
Their religion assured them that if they were to stop conquering more land or if they were to lose
a single battle that they would essentially all die an extrem
Humans evolved from African chimpanzees and gorillas in what is called the African Genesis.
About 65 million years ago what became humans were classified as hominids. These were warm
blooded, four-limbed, social mammals. Apes were first distinguishable fr
The process in which many early civilizations traded their hunter-gatherer lifestyles to form
agricultural societies is called the Agricultural Revolution. Agriculture allowed people to
permanently settle in one spot and have large food surpluses for the