Key Concept

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AP World History Unit One: Technological and Environmental Transformation to c. 600 B.C.E. Unit IDs and essential vocabulary

Key Concept 1.1: Big Geography and the Peopling of the Earth

Big geography Paleolithic Era Hunting-foraging bands Kinship groups diffusion

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Details to know more in-depth:

Core and Foundational Civilizations

a.

Mesopotamia (Tigris and Euphrates River Valleys) b.

c.

Egypt (Nile River Valley) Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa (Indus d.

River Valley) Shang (Yellow or Huang He River e.

f.

Valley) Olmec (Mesoamerica) Chavin (Andean South America)

Hammurabi’s Code 4.

New Weapons (know one)

a.

Compound bow b.

Iron weapons

New Modes of Transportation (know one)

a.

b.

Chariots Horseback riding

Key Concept 1.2: The Neolithic Revolution and Early Agricultural Societies

Patriarchy Neolithic Revolution Pastoralism Metallurgy Agrarian Hierarchical social structure

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Monumental architecture and Urban planning (know one)

a.

Ziggurats b.

c.

Pyramids Temples d.

e.

f.

Defensive walls Streets and roads Sewage and Water Systems

Arts and artisanship (know one)

a.

Sculpture b.

Painting c.

d.

Wall decorations Elaborate weaving

Systems of Record – Keeping (know one)

a.

b.

c.

d.

e.

Cuneiform Hieroglyphics Pictographs Alphabets Quipu

Key Concept 1.3: The Development and Interactions of Early Agricultural, Pastoral, and Urban Societies

Civilization Social Stratification Forced labor Hittites

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New Religious Beliefs

a.

Vedic b.

Hebrew Monotheism c.

Zoroastrianism

9.

Literature (know one)

a.

The “Epic of Gilgamesh” b.

Rig Veda c.

Book of the Dead

10.

Trade shifted from local to transregional

a.

Egypt and Nubia b.

Mesopotamia and Indus

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