AP World History Unit 1 Test

AP World History Unit 1 Test

Hunter-Gatherer Lifestyle
Nomadic People
Small Kinship Groups
Egalitarian (Male and Female are equal)
Small Population All Together
Animism religion
Limited Stone Technology
Fire
Domestication of Animals
Neolithic Revolution
Sedentary Lifestyle (Opposed to Nomadic)
The Sedentary Lifestyle didn’t happen all at once took many years.
It began in the middle east
They formed the first social hierarchy
New tools:
– Irrigation systems
– Plows
– Wheeled Vehicles
– Pots
Patriarchal System (Men more dominant than women.)
More prominent religion
Population Increase
Farming lifestyle caused erosion
Six Early Agricultural Civilizations
Mesopotamia (Tigris and Euphrates Rivers)
– First real civilization
– Created the wheel plow and the first irrigation systems
– Ziggurats
– Religious temples
– Also town halls
– Attacked more often than Egypt and the Shang-Dynasty
Egypt (Nile River)
– Pyramids
– Created as tombs for the Pharroh
– Religion
– Pharroh is the Son of God
– Pictographic language
Kush (Nile River)
Shang Dynasty (Yellow River)
– Much more isolated than any other civilization
– Gobi Dessert
– Tian-Shan Mountain Range
– Indographic (symbols)
– Only civilization that did this
– Used language to tell the future
– Written on Oracle bone (Turtle Shell)
– Religion
– Not Polytheistic
– Ancestry
Indus River
– Harappa
– Interesting city set-up
– Community center
– Grid like city designs
– First sewer system
Olmec
– Made large stone heads
Norte Chico

Laws
– Hammurabi’s Code
– Male Dominant
– Very sever (Crimes usually resulted in death.)
– Favored the wealthy
– Also mentioned Economic Transactions

Aryan Migration
– Vedas (Religion)
Bronze Age
– Spread with warfare
– New tools
– Chariots
– Bow & Arrow
Transportation
– Horseback
– Ships
– Wheeled Carts