Flashcards in tech 201 exam 1 Deck (13):
facts about Stone Age society
Stone and Clay, no metals
facts about Hunter-gathers
No large permanent dwelling. Small units, Little Contact with other groups, advancements for personal/family use.
facts about Agriculture
Allowed change to happen. Greatest invention of pre-history
facts about Civilization
Cities as the focus of progress, local and long distance trade, advancements for society as well as personal.
4 Essential Features of Civilization
Agriculture, Specialization of Labor, Social Order/Government, Writing.
type of writing system: Logograms
symbol represents a whole word
EX: chinese characters
type of writing system Syllabaries
symbol represents a syllable
EX: Japanese script, text for blind readers
type of writing system Alphabet
symbol represents a sound
EX: Roman, Greek, and Cyrillic alphabets
Civilizations near Rivers had what advantages?
Drinking water, irrigation, river silt, supplementary food supply, Transportation, communication.
4 River cities
Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, China.
1st place where Civilization existed and was between the Tigris and Euphrates River
problems in Mesopotamia
The rivers were destructive, flooding and salt accumulation/soil depletion