Last Updated 07 Jul 2020

World History NCFE Review

Category World History 
Essay type Review
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civilization
territory in which people have developed organization
5 aspects of civilization
records, institutions, technology, specialization, advanced cities
cultural diffusion
process during which ideas, beliefs or goods spread from one group of people to another
mummification
process of embalming the dead to prevent decaying, utilized in Ancient egypt
Harappa
major city in Indus River Valley, known for both its city planning and its plumbing system
Fertile Crescent
area of land characterized by rich farmland in SW Asia, considered to be the "cradle of civilization"
polytheism
religion with more than one deity or god
Hammurabi's Code
first written code of laws given by Babylonians after conquering Mesopotamia
theocracy
form of government based on religious power or appointment from a deity, leader = divine figure
pharaoh
ruler of Egypt who had absolute power and was considered to be a god himself
Mesopotamia
first known civilization, developed the wheel and cuneiform, established on the Tigris an Euphrates Rivers
Indo-Europeans
Group of people who migrated suddenly from the steppes into Europe, India, Africa and SW Asia
Hittites
An Indo-European people group who settled in Anatolia but eventually migrated and forced Egypt to sign a peace treaty
Indo-Aryans
Group f people who existed on the Indian subcontinent, possibly emerged from the Indo-Europeans, had caste system
Vedas
collections of sacred writings produced by the Aryans, became the sacred text of Hinduism
Karma
the concept that actions and deeds cause the cycle of cause and effect ( good actions vs

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