Flashcards in Unit One Deck (15):
A change that occurred when people learned how to plant, grow crops, and herd animals.
The earliest written law that covered daily life, aimed to ensure justice, punished criminals harshly and treated nobles and commoners differently.
Code if Hammurabi
The spread of ideas and inventions from one society to another.
A highly organized and complex society.
A process in which the physical characteristic of plants and animals change as a result of human intervention.
A ranking of groups of people according to their importance, status or power.
People who are settled or non-migratory.
According to Jewish tradition, these commandments are are the second covenant, a commitment to a moral and ethical life for all Hebrews, later adapted by Christians.
A blend of Greek, indian, Persian, and Egyptian culture.
A Chinese idea that the right to rule came from divine authority.
Mandate of Heaven
Government is controlled by its citizens.
Land and ocean trade routes that connected Asia and Europe from the time of the Roman Empire onwards.
Ruled by the few
Information from somewhere else or by a person not directly involved in the event