7 Aspects Of Civilization

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7 Aspects Of Civilization by Mind Map: 7 Aspects Of Civilization

1. Geography and Agriculture

1.1. Sumerian

1.1.1. they lived by mountains and deserts.

1.1.2. lived all over to find good resourtces.

1.1.3. made different kinds of homes for where ever they wanted to live.

1.2. Shang/Zhou

1.2.1. Delete this type

1.2.2. 5500 b.c people were farming.

1.2.3. they lived Near the rivers, the soil is extremely fertile for farming.

1.2.4. were kinda like the Sumerians did all the same stuff.

2. Religion

2.1. Sumerian

2.1.1. Religion shaped the life in the city-states

2.1.2. Sumerians believed god was like humans in many ways

2.1.3. Priests held a high status in Sumer

2.1.4. Priests initially governed  the city-states

2.1.5. The Zoe Dynasty used the Mandate of Heaven

2.2. Shang/Zhou

2.2.1. Signs that the gods weren't happy were droughts, bad storms, and natural disasters

2.2.2. The ancestral cult was based on five key premises

3. Economy and Trade

3.1. sumarians

3.1.1. The men did law.

3.1.2. They also had slaves and the slaves got captured by people sometimes.

3.1.3. most sumarians were farmers.

3.2. Shang/Zhou

3.2.1. they have there own government and differnt rules.

3.2.2. they have many people to get resources and to build homes.

4. Social Structure and Family Life

4.1. Sumerian

4.1.1. Upper class contained nobles, priests, government officials and warriors

4.1.2. Merchants, traders and artisans made up a Middle or "Freeman" Class

4.1.3. Slavery Most of their building materials were acquired through trade.

4.1.4. Schooling was associated with the priesthood and took place in temples

4.1.5. Most of their building materials were acquired through trade.

4.2. Shang/Zhou

4.2.1. To guard against flooding by the Yangtze and Yellow Rivers, the ancient Shang developed complex forms of irrigation and flood control

4.2.2. the god worshipped by everyone during the Shang dynasty was Shang Ti

4.2.3. The souls of ancestors, it was thought, visited with Shang Ti and received their instructions from him.

4.2.4. Folk religion during the Shang dynasty was polytheistic, meaning the people worshipped many gods

5. Sumerian

5.1. Sumerian Religious art dates back too 3000 B.C.

5.2. Written Language dates back to 3200 B.C.

5.3. Students were only male and learned grammar in temples.

5.4. Almost all Art was Religious.

6. Arts and Education

6.1. Shang/Zhou

6.1.1. The Sumerians had three differnet kinds of boats.

6.1.2. Ceramic arts were booming during the Zhous time.

6.1.3. Evidence has been found Zhous also finger painted religously.

6.1.4. Around 1200 B.C messages began to be written on bronze crafts.

6.1.5. The Shangs made Bronze jars to please the gods.

7. Science and Technology

7.1. Sumerian

7.1.1. The Sumerians had three different kinds of boats.

7.1.2. The Sumerians had a math system based on the number 60.

7.1.3. The Sumerians managed to map out over 50% of the constellations.

7.1.4. The Sumerians developed the wheel in 3700 B.C.

7.2. Shang/Zhou

7.2.1. The Shangs developed a Lunar calendar

7.2.2. Near the end of the Shang age they began to build tombs.

7.2.3. The Zhou's had 5 different types of Artisanry.

7.2.4. The Zhous developed geometry and trigonometry.

8. Government and Leaders

8.1. Sumerian

8.1.1. The most famous king ruled Uruk and was said to be 18 feet tall.

8.1.2. Government was a Democracy AND a Monarchy.

8.1.3. The Sumerians had two house legislature for lawmaking.

8.1.4. Sumerians established the first government.

8.2. Shang/Zhou

8.2.1. The zhou's government was described as a feudal system.

8.2.2. In the Zhou's Government there were 5 phases of nobility.

8.2.3. Zhou Wu was the first leader of the Zhou's

8.2.4. The Shangs were against high taxes