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Bellringer What is the purpose of the Dynastic Cycle? LOTS to do today – the more we do, the more prepared you will be for the test
Unit 2 test Oct 10 th !!!!!!!
Agenda 1.Map Quiz 2.Huang He River Valley 3.River Valleys Review
Objectives Students will be able to… 20.Describe ancient Chinese dynasties and religious beliefs. 21.Summarize the major features of the Huang He river valley civilization.
Huang He River Valley Objective #21
Geography of China
Geography Huang He (Yellow River) – “River of Sorrow” Lots of silt – good farm land
Geography Mesopotamia (Sumer’s disadvantages) Huang He Valley Unpredictable flooding No natural defensive barriers Deserts (Gobi) and mountains (Himalayas) No natural resourcesPlenty of resources
Geography Add this note: – China is isolated from the other River Valleys – Mesopotamia trades with India and Egypt
Dynasties Shang Dynasty – Invent writing – Oracle bones Zhou take over – Mandate of Heaven – Work in bronze and silk
Religion and Society Ancestor worship, oracle bones Strength of family relationships Large peasant underclass – Merchants not respected, unlike Mesopotamia, why?
River Valley Review
Egypt Terms Pharaoh and theocracy Pharaoh, mummification, pyramids, religion Upper and Lower Egypt
Sumer Statements Sumer was a Mesopotamia. Sumer was a river valley. Sumer was a polytheism. Sumer was a country. Sumer was an empire.
Sumer Statements Mesopotamia is in Sumer. Each city in Sumer had its own river valley. There is more than one Fertile Crescent. Sumerians spoke in cuneiform.
Skills Quiz Review Oceans: Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic Southern continent is Antarctica. Ant- means the opposite – (anti-; protagonist and antagonist)
Skills Quiz Review We are in 2010 AD. You could also say 2010 CE. AD = CE BCE = BC – Before Common Era; Before Christ. Refers to same time period
Skills Quiz Review BC is before AD. BCE is same as BC, not before BCE. – There is no before BC BC works like negative numbers – count down to 0, then up in AD – 600 BC happened before 400 BC – 400 BC happened before 600 AD
Review Time! First, complete the India-China map Then, get a review packet – Complete all pages! – Take it with you to study! – Due the day of the test!