Paleolithic people invented the spear and bow and arrow.
Paleolithic people learned how to make fire
Paleolithic people lived in caves.
Period: 8001 BCE to 3000 BCE
Neolithic Age (New Stone Age)
Neolithic People Tamed Pets
Neolothic people wanted dogs as their pets.
Neolithic people raised animals and grew crops for food.
Neolithic people lived in villages.
Neolithic people learned how to make houses
Period: 3001 BCE to 1000 BCE
Records in the Bronze Age
Historians know more about the Bronze Age civilizations than about earlier people. This is because people in the Bronze Age kept written records, like laws.
Each civilization had cities, government, social classes, religion, writing, and art. Over time, cultures have changed, but the basic characteristics of civilization have stayed the same.
Bronze Age Civilization
They began to form civilizations. The first civlizations started in river valleys in Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, and China.
Bronze Age Tools
Bronze Age people made tools out of metal.
European nations borrow roman ideas about government and law.
One big change the romans made tin the worlds system were laws. The laws were carved into tablets of stone or tables.
The Roman Republic
The Romans didn't have a king. The Roman Repubilc was made up of two consuls. the consuls were in charge of the government and armies. they ruled for 6 months an had to give up there power.
senators patricians could pass laws
The Head of the Roman
They elected a dictator who had complete control over the government and the army. The dictator was in charge for 6 months an then they would pick another one.
citizens could vote.
assembly plebeians also make laws.
the laws of the Romes
A dictator who had complete control of the government. A dictator is like a president.
Romans passing laws
Romans invented a new type of government in 509
Period: 509 BCE to 27 BCE
The Roman Republic
The time period during which the city-state of Rome existed as a republic.
growth of christianiiy
after jesus die people set up christian churches.
Period: 27 BCE to 476
The Roman Empire
The civilization of Rome was a republic from 509 BC to 27 BC. During this time, Rome was run by two consuls (like presidents), and a Senate and Assembly that made laws.
In 27 BC, the Senate gave extraordinary power to Octavian. Octavian became the first Roman emperor, or the one supreme ruler of the Roman Empire.
From approximately 20 AD until about 300 AD, the Roman Empire tried to wipe out Christianity.
Growth of Chirstianity
Jesus taught about Christianity.
Growth of chistianity
Constantine became the first Christian emperor of Rome.
Girowth of christianity
In 313 A.D., he passed the Edict of Milan, which said christiaity should be allowed by the state
the Growth of christianity
under Theodosius the Great, Christianity became Rome’s official religion.
The us borrows the ideas of having elected officials,branches of government ,and a basic law.
We got laws from the Romans.
The Development of Worldwide Democracy
In 1788, the United States of America borrowed features of ancient Roman government and law to create the first modern democracy (a government where citizens can vote for their leaders and laws). Since then, nations around the world have been doing the same.