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facts about Stone Age society

Stone and Clay, no metals

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facts about Hunter-gathers

No large permanent dwelling. Small units, Little Contact with other groups, advancements for personal/family use.

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facts about Agriculture

Allowed change to happen. Greatest invention of pre-history

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facts about Civilization

Cities as the focus of progress, local and long distance trade, advancements for society as well as personal.

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4 Essential Features of Civilization

Agriculture, Specialization of Labor, Social Order/Government, Writing.

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type of writing system: Logograms

symbol represents a whole word
EX: chinese characters

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type of writing system Syllabaries

symbol represents a syllable
EX: Japanese script, text for blind readers

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type of writing system Alphabet

symbol represents a sound
EX: Roman, Greek, and Cyrillic alphabets

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Civilizations near Rivers had what advantages?

Drinking water, irrigation, river silt, supplementary food supply, Transportation, communication.

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4 River cities

Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, China.

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1st place where Civilization existed and was between the Tigris and Euphrates River

Mesopotamia

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problems in Mesopotamia

The rivers were destructive, flooding and salt accumulation/soil depletion

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solutions to river problems in Mesopotamia

Irrigation systems
Flooding: built dams and basins that connected to canals.
Salt: They flushed salt out by moving water from high elevation of the Euphrates River to the Tigris River.