Presentation on theme: "*AP World History New Periods 8000 BCE- 600 BCE 600 BCE- 600 CE"— Presentation transcript:
1 *AP World History New Periods 8000 BCE- 600 BCE 600 BCE- 600 CE Foundations: 8000 B.C.E C.E.**AP World History New Periods8000 BCE- 600 BCE600 BCE- 600 CE
2 Foundations Themes Interaction and Exchange Urbanization Nomadic PeoplesAxial AgeEmpiresSpread of Religion
3 Key Concept 1.1. Big Geography and the Peopling of the Earth Migration of hunting and foraging humansAdaptations of technology and culture (fire, new tools, animistic, small kinship groups, limited interactions)
11 Role of Climate and Geography in Early Societies Imagine how were early societies may have been affected.How do you think early peoples responded?What difference would geography make in the long term development of a society?
12 Comparison of Egypt and Mesopotamia Predictable floodMesopotamiaIrregular flooding
20 Early Societies Mesopotamia Egypt Indus Shang Mesoamerica and Andean South America (Olmec and Chavin)
21 UrbanizationComparisons between urban, pastoral and nomadic life
22 Key Concept 2.2. The Development of States and Empires Period 2: Organization and Reorganization of Human Societies, c. 600 B.C.E. to c. 600 C.E.Key Concept 2.1. The Development and Codification of Religious and Cultural TraditionsKey Concept 2.2. The Development of States and EmpiresKey Concept 2.3. Emergence of Trans-regional Networks of Communication and Exchange
44 Conclusions How do we know what we know? How does change happen? What results stem from interaction through migration, trade or pilgrimage?Do case studies detract from the bigger story or enrich it?Why do world historians need to pose questions differently than regional specialists?