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 The Backstory to 600 CE (Strayer Ch 1; AMSCO Prologue)  

TEST DATE: MONDAY, 9/16 [A]; TUESDAY, 9/17 [B]  

        

 PALEOLITHIC ERA: Cave Painting at Lascaux (painted by PALEOLITHIC HUNTER GATHERERS, France, c. 15,000 B.C.E.  

AP HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT: Humans developed increasingly diverse & sophisticated tools—including multiple uses of fire—as they adapted to new environments. People lived in small groups that structured social, economic, & political activity. These bands exchanged people, ideas, & goods

 

  

 ANCIENT EGYPT: The Palette of Narmer (depicting the unification of Upper & Lower Egypt), Egypt, c. 3100 B.C.E.  

AP HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT: States were powerful new systems of rule that mobilized surplus labor & resources over large areas & relied on the support of the military, religious, or aristocratic elites

 

      

 MESOPOTAMIA: Ziggurat (Public Temple). Mesopotamia,  c. 2100 B.C.E.  

AP HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT: Rulers of early states often claimed divine connections to power.Culture played a significant role in unifying states through laws, language, literature, religion, myths, & monumental art.

 

     

 ANCIENT EGYPT: Pyramids at Giza. (Burial Tomb). Egypt, c. 2500 B.C.E.  

AP HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT: Rulers of early states often claimed divine connections to power. Culture played a significant role in unifying states through laws, language, literature, religion, myths, & monumental art.  

 

 

          

 ANCIENT CHINA: SHANG DYNASTY Bronze & Oracle Bone, China. c. 1100 B.C.E.   

AP HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT: Systems of record keeping arose independently in all early civilizations & writing & record keeping subsequently spread

 

 

 ANCIENT MESOAMERICA: OLMEC Colossal Head Sculpture, Mexico. c. 2000 B.C.E.   

AP HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT: Culture played a significant role in unifying states through laws, language, literature, religion, myths, & monumental art

 

 

 

 CLASSICAL GREECE: The PARTHENON on the Athenian acropolis, Greece. c. 438 B.C.E.   

AP HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT: Art & architecture reflected the values of religions & belief systems

 

 CLASSICAL GREECE: THE DISCUS THROWER by Myron, Greece. c. 450 B.C.E.   

AP HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT: Art & architecture reflected the values of religions & belief systems

 

 CLASSICAL ROME: AUGUSTUS (First Emperor of Rome), Italy. c. 1st Century C.E.   

AP HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT: Empires grew dramatically as rulers imposed political unity on areas where previously there had been competing states

 

 CLASSICAL ROME: COLISEUM, Italy. c. 70 C.E.   

AP HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT: Culture played a significant role in unifying states through laws, language, literature, religion, myths, & monumental art. 

 

 CLASSICAL ROME: The PANTHEON (Home of the gods), Italy. c. 125 C.E.   

AP HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT: Art & architecture reflected the values of religions & belief systems

 

 CLASSICAL ROME: Roman Aqueduct in France, an example of TECHNOLOGICAL DIFFUSION, France. c. 1st Century C.E.   

AP HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT: Imperial governments promoted trade and projected military power over larger areas using a variety of techniques, including issuing currencies; diplomacy; developing supply lines; building fortifications, defensive walls, and roads

 

 CLASSICAL CHINA: Terra Cotta Warriors of Emperor Shi Huangdi (QIN DYNASTY), China. c. 210 B.C.E.   

AP HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT: Empires grew dramatically as rulers imposed political unity on areas where previously there had been competing states

 

 CLASSICAL INDIA: Buddhist temple called a STUPA, India. c. 300 B.C.E.   

AP HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT: Art & architecture reflected the values of religions & belief systems

 

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