A01d_Ch04: Beginnings of Civilization- First Age of Empires 1570 – 200 BCE
Along with class lessons and activities, this assignment will help us address this essential question: How did the ﬁrst large empires in Africa and Asia develop between 1570 B.C.E. and 200 B.C.E.?
The topics discussed in this unit will wind and weave through the following historical themes:
For a long period, Egypt ruled Kush and the two cultures interacted. When the Kush Empire conquered Egypt, therefore, the Kushites adopted many Egyptian cultural values and ideas.
RELIGION AND ETHICAL SYSTEMS
After the warring states period, Chinese philosophers developed different ethical systems to restore China’s social order.
-Use the World History: Patterns of Interaction (POI) textbook to complete the assignment below.
-Refer to the course calendar to acquire due dates and other instructions.
Refer to the instructions for A01, they apply here as well.
Section 01: The Egyptian and Nubian Empires Read pages 89 – 94. On page 94…
– Thutmose III
– Ramses II
Section 02: The Assyrian Empire Read pages 95 – 98. On page 98…
Section 03: The Persian Empire Read pages 99 – 103. On page 103…
– Royal Road
Section 04: The Unification of China Read pages 104 – 109. On page 109…
– Filial Piety
– I Ching
– Yin and Yang
– Qin Dynasty
– Shi Huangdi