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• 9/18 Focus:
– People who lived in cities developed more
complex forms of government and such
concepts as division of labor and social
classes.
• Do Now:
– What major turning point/revolution
allowed for the development of
civilizations?
1.Which aspect of social science would
a geographer most likely study in
depth?
A. how beliefs influence the behavior of a
group of people
B. how economic events influence history
C. how location influences the way people
live
D. how people influence governmental
decisions
2. When studying ancient civilizations, a
geographer would be most interested in
looking at
A.
B.
C.
D.
language as a form of expression
family structure
climatic influences on food production
standards for leadership
3. Historians value the writings of
Thomas Jefferson and Thomas Paine
because they
A. serve as primary sources about the
American ideas about freedom and
government
B. provide the basis for American holy
books
C. include advice on how to be a
enlightened despot
D. present unbiased views of life in colonial
America.
4. Which feature would most often be
shown on a political map?
A.
B.
C.
D.
topography
type of climate
capital cities
elevation
5. How did the introduction of agriculture
affect early peoples?
A.
B.
C.
D.
Societies became nomadic.
Food production declined.
Civilizations developed.
Birthrates decreased rapidly.
6. Presence of public works, art and
architecture, organized religions, and
systems of writings are associated with:
A.
B.
C.
D.
Economic Development in Ancient Egypt
Cultural Diffusion in Mohenjo-Daro
Features of the Old Stone Age
Characteristics of Civilizations
Archeologist
• Studies physical artifacts to provide us
with insight into prehistory
Psychologist
• Concerned with the study of human
behavior and the human mind
Political Science
• Study systems of government, law, and
politics
Geographer
• Study the relationship between people
and locations on the Earth; includes
cartography
Economists
• Concepts such as scarcity, needs and
wants, land, labor, and capitol are
studied in this field of social science
Anthropology
• The study of humanity and human
ancestors
Sociology
• The study of society and its institutions
Nomadic
• People who move from place to place in
search of food and resources
Civilization
• A complex, organized society
Fertile Crescent
• A region from the Mediterranean Sea
to the Persian gulf located between the
Tigris and Euphrates rivers; farming
believed to have started here
Urbanization
• The migration of people from rural
areas to cities
Traditional Economy
• Economic system based around farming;
economic decisions based on traditions
and customs.
Paleolithic Era
• Nomadic People
• Hunter/Gathers
• Simple stone tools
Neolithic Era
• Development of farming and
domestication of animals
• Permanent settlements
• Population increases
Art/Architecture
Organized
Religion
Cities
Job Specialization
Government
Public Works
System of Writing
Social Classes
• 9/20 Focus:
– With the development of farming, ancient
peoples gave up their nomadic lifestyles
and established permanent settlements
which grew into civilizations
• Do Now:
Which
characteristic of
civilization is shown
in the image?

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