5 Parts Of A Civilization Mind Map

5-Parts-Of-A-Civilization
Religion
Nile
Caring for the gods were the
priests responsibility
They were polytheistic which
means they believed in multiple
gods
Believed in the afterlife
Built temples and statues for the gods, they
would leave food and change clothes of the
statues
Huang He
Had royal tombs
Believed in afterlife
Worshipped ancestors
Buried ancestors in home, and
would ask them for advice and
leave food
Government and Leaders
Nile
Kings
Pharoahs
Skilled soldiers
Rivalry between Egypt, Nubia, and Kush
Huang He
Ruled by a strong monarchy
Kings were surrounded by nobles
Large army that conquered shang
Large army that conquered shang
Rulers told citizens of the belief that the gods supported a just
ruler
Social structure and Family life
Nile
Egyptians kept slaves
Pharoahs married their sisters
Father was head of the house, the woman's
duties were to take care of the children and the
house.
Pharoahs
Huang He
Most citizens spent time farming in fields
Farmers were called upon to fight in the army
Only the elite citizens had free time to spend in
pursuit of leisure activities
Patriarchal society, men were dominant
Economy and trade
Nile
Precious metals/srones
Nubia provided mercenaries for Egypt
Trade economy
Spice traders
Huang He
May have developed one of the
first monetary systems
Economy based on trade
Traded spices and silk
Other expensive items such as
bronze and jade were traded
Geography and agriculture
Nile
Depended on the Nile for its lif giving water
The rough soil made farming hard
It had great mineral wealth
Egypt took control of Nubian lands
Huang He
Largely agricultural society
Combination of rivers and fertile
soil for planting helped crop
growth
Climate was cooler and drier
Grew mostly grains such as millet
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