Presentation on theme: "What is the significance of the Paleolithic era in world history? Hunters and Gathers."— Presentation transcript:
What is the significance of the Paleolithic era in world history? Hunters and Gathers
What was revolutionary about the Neolithic Revolution? What different kinds of societies emerged out of the Neolithic Revolution? Was the Neolithic Revolution inevitable? Why did it occur so l
What distinguished civilizations from other human societies? In the development of the First Civilizations, what was gained for humankind, and what was lost? Hammurabi’s Code Patriarchy Cuneiform
What common features do Classical Chinese Civilizations and Classical Indian Civilizations share? What different features do Classical Chinese Civilizations and Classical Indian Civilizations have?
Qin Shihuangdi Han dynasty Ashoka Mauryan dynasty Gupta dynasty Alexander the Great pax Romana
The Spread of Early Christianity and Buddhism
“Religion is a double-edge sword, both supporting and undermining political authority and social elites.” How would you support both sides of this statement?
Map Silk Roads
Map Sea Roads
Map Sand Roads
What motivated and sustained the long- distance commerce of the Silk Roads, Sea Roads and Sand Roads? In what ways did commercial exchange foster other changes?
Map Post Classical China
The World of Asian Buddhism
In what ways did the Tang and Son resemble the classical Han dynasty period, and in what ways had China changed? How did China influence East Asia from 600C.E. to 1450? Tribute system Song dynasty economic revolution Bushido Silla dynasty
The Byzantine Empire
Europe in the High Middle Ages
How did the histories of the Byzantine Empire and Western Europe differ from 600C.E. to 1450? Constaninople Eastern Orthodox Kievan Rus Charlemagne Crusades
Spread of Islam
The Growing World of Islam ( )
What distinguished the first centuries of Islamic history form the early history of Christianity and Buddhism? How led to the immense religious and political/military success of Islam in its early centuries?
Quran Pillars of Islam Umma Haji Ibn Battuta Mecca Timbuktu Baghdad Sharia sufis
The Mongol Empire
Trade and Disease in the Fourteenth Century
Prior to the Mongols, in what ways had pastoral peoples been significant in world history? In what ways did the Mongol empire resemble other empires, and in what ways did it differ form them? Why did it last a relatively short time?
Turks Chinggis Khan Yuan dynasty Khubilai Khan Golden Horde Black Death/plague