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					Themes                       Foundations – 8,000 B.C.E. - 600                               600-1450
Interaction
Impact of interaction        Silk Road                                      Crusades
among major societies
(trade, systems of           Sub Saharan Trade Route -------->              Indian Ocean Trade
international exchange,
war, and diplomacy).
                             Alexander the Great                            Mansa Musa pilgrimage
                             Roman roads in Western Europe.                 Mongol Raids
                             Germanic meddlers.                             Vikings(pillage and rape Europeans)
                                                                            Islam Unites !


Change &
                             Changes
Continuity
The relationship of
change and continuity
across the world history
periods covered in this
course

                             Continuities




Human -                      -Hunting-gathering to agriculture (Neolithic   -Pilgrimage to Mecca
Environment                  Revolution                                     -Bubonic plague
Impact of technology         -Bronze Age (metallurgy)                       -Mongol invasions
and demography on            -River Valley Civilizations                    -Crusades
people and the environment   -crop surplusestrade                          -Pax Mongolicanew roadstrade
(population growth
and decline, disease,        - slash and burn farming                       -manufacturing (iron, weaponry)
manufacturing, migrations,   - Aryans migrations into India                 - Paper money
agriculture,                                                                - Gunpowder
weaponry).
                                                                            - Viking invasions
                                                                            -Naval Technology (Compass, Sails, Monsoon
                                                                            Winds.
Themes                      Foundations – 8,000 B.C.E. - 600                                  600-1450
Social
Systems of social           Most had a patriarchal society (China, South     Feudalism creates social status
structure and gender        Asia)                                            Manoralism creates a ascertain area for
structure (comparing
major features within
                            Chinese foot binding                             peasants and others.
and among societies and     Caste System                                     Caste system
assessing change).          Donate a son to monastery (Buddhism)             Warriors regarded highly
                            Women stay indoors                               Meso-American Ritualistic Sacrifices
                            Bantu formed social groups                       Mongolian Women were given more
                            Roman Christians were at first persecuted, but   responsibilities than most women in this time
                            then highly regarded when it became the          Ottomans were accepting of all religions
                            Empire’s religion                                within their Empire, but every religion
                            Greek women’s roles differentiated               practiced in lieu of Islam had to pay a tax
                            throughout the Poli, the Spartan women were
                            regarded as high for being mothers of warriors
                            and being remotely strong, as opposed to
                            Athenian women who were forced to live at
                            home and raise a family




Culture
Cultural and intellectual
developments and
interactions among and
within societies.
Politics
Changes in functions
and structures of states   -   Qin unified Chine (empire)           -   feudalism in Europe
and in attitudes toward
states and political
                           -   Alexander the Great created          -   Caesaropapism in Byzantine Empire
identities (political          Hellenistic Empire                   -   Mayan hereditary nobility
culture), including the    -   Han China’s central imperial rule/   -   Aztecs had no bureaucracy or
emergence of the
                               administrative bureaucracy               administration
nation-state (types of
political organization                                              -   SAUCY SEAGULLS!! <3

				
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