River Valley Civilizations
Jordin F. Daniel Y. Cameron S.
Green area represents the fertile crescent or mesopotamia and is also a part of Northern Egypt
Women had more rights than other civilizations and were believed to have a king as their ruler. Laws were also inscribed on stone in favor of King Hammurabi.
Believed in over 3,000 gods
According to researchers Shang ruled from 1766 BC to 1122 BC but it's not exact.
In ancient China, kings ruled and peasants were at the bottom and the social groups were really strict.
Family was and is extremely important to Chinese customs.
The poor did not have many tools to help with chores.
The whole family could live together as a unit, up to 100 people.
China is surrounded by mountains, desserts, or ocean so it made it hard for cultural diffusion.
Much like the Mesopotamian river valley, the ancient Egyptian river valley also believed that they were associated with the gods.
Indus River Valley
Ancient civilization (Harappa Civilization) developed along the Indus River