Seven Aspects of Civilization

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Seven Aspects of Civilization by Mind Map: Seven Aspects of Civilization

1. Economy and Trade

1.1. Sumerians

1.1.1. Sumerians got many of their things through trade. Like wood and metals.

1.1.2. Sumerians would trade mostly with southwest Asia. They would exchange wooden textiles for timber, metals,and stone.

1.1.3. Men and woman's roles had changed. They had distinct roles. Men held political power while women stayed at home and took care of the children.

1.1.4. As trade expanded their village, social classes were formed.

1.2. Shang/Zhou

1.2.1. The Zhou Dynasty was isolated by mountains,and rivers making it hard to trade.

1.2.2. The Shang Dynasty would trade things like shells. ceramics. bronze, wood, and jade

1.2.3. The Shang Dynasty would set up shops along the excavated places.

1.2.4. The Shang Dynasty lived of the land and did not trade as much as other villages.

2. Religion

2.1. Sumerians

2.1.1. Practiced Polytheism

2.1.2. Believe that Gods control all nateral forces

2.1.3. Believe that Gods mostly act like humans

2.1.4. Built Ziggurats and Temples for the gods in very center of the towns

2.2. Shang/Zhou

2.2.1. The Shang dynasty was polytheistic, meaning the people worshipped many gods

2.2.2. Ancestor worship was very important

2.2.3. Shang Ti was believed to be the link between people and heavenly beings

2.2.4. Prayers are done with various rituals and prayers, offerings, and sometimes even human sacrifices

3. Science and Technology

3.1. Sumerians

3.1.1. The sumerians math system was based on the number 60. This is why our hour is divided into 60 minutes and our circles are 360 degrees.

3.1.2. They also learned geometry which helped them build certain buildings and structures.

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3.1.4. The sumerians built the wheel to help with pottery and vehicals. Along with plows and the bronzing of tools.

3.1.5. In addition they had built sewers and even performed basic surgery.

3.2. Shang/Zhou

3.2.1. The shang dynasty took advantage of the bronze age. With axes and chariots being left and right out of bronze for war

3.2.2. They had created precise calendars to calculate the days. This was based off of the moon cycle.

3.2.3. They were able to make big buildings and structures.

3.2.4. They also were the first to make a basic system of money.

4. Geography and agriculture

4.1. Sumerians

4.1.1. They lived in southern Mesopotamia.

4.1.2. The region was very flat and swampy.

4.1.3. The land had very fertile soil great for farming.

4.1.4. Although on the other hand they had many floods.

4.2. Shang/Zhou

4.2.1. In this region they had good climate for farming and long rivers.

4.2.2. They also had isolated valleys surrounding them.

4.2.3. For the isolation they were surronded by the Himalayas.

4.2.4. The Shang society would have annual floods.

5. Government and Leaders

5.1. Sumerians

5.1.1. Formed City-States made of homes and farmland

5.1.2. First Bureaucracies

5.1.3. Criminals where either wiped, killed, or fined

5.1.4. Kings arose at around third millennium BC in the city-states

5.2. Shang/Zhou

5.2.1. Ruled by Monarchy

5.2.2. King Appointed Governors to rule different parts of kindom

5.2.3. Capital City is Anyang

5.2.4. No one knows anything about the first emperor

6. Arts and Education

6.1. Shang/Zhou

6.1.1. They would also make bones out of bamboo strips and silk.

6.1.2. The dynasty had written records on bones.

6.1.3. They had used simple symbols and pictures to communicate instead of words.

6.1.4. As they advanced they were able to create tombs for burial.

6.2. Sumertians

6.2.1. The Sumerians had a form of writing called Cuneiform. They would use styluses to make symbols in the clay.

6.2.2. The Sumerians used many arches,ramps. and columns in there villages for structure and for decoration.

6.2.3. Most of their statues were created with big,wide eyes. They would also make small objects out of ivory.

6.2.4. They were also very famous for their cylinder seals that would sign their documents.

7. Social Structure and Family life

7.1. Sumerians

7.1.1. Most Sumerians were artisans and farmers.

7.1.2. They had a social Hierarchy.

7.1.3. The highset people in their social structure were kings and priests.

7.1.4. Although there were a few upper class women who were able to get an education.

7.2. Shang/Zhou

7.2.1. The Zhou villages where mostly made up of farmers.

7.2.2. Family relations where arranged by marriage where no kinship existed.

7.2.3. The Shang society had a monarchy.

7.2.4. Some farmers went away to war hole others had free time to do leisure activities.

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