Week 4 Notes - World History
Week 4 Notes - World History Hist 1111
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Week 4 Notes gt Law amp Babylon Hammurabi The most famous king 0 O 0 Wanted to create violence free streets Built dams and dikes He s doing what he s told from the Gods to keep them happy Hammurabi s Code 0 0000000 0000 O O Displayed in the Louvre in Paris 75 feet high Written in cuneiform Set punishment for each crime Not the first set of laws Similar in format and structure with other laws Wrote more laws to keep people from finding loop holes Punishment depends on the person s status of living elite commoner etc Set a minimum wage Anyone is innocent until proven guilty Meant to be displayed in a public area It is not proven that people were actually punished with these consequences An EyeforanEye In uenced our laws today Code of UrNammu 21st century BCE 0 Created 300 years prior to the Hammurabi code Code of LipitIshtar 0 Two centuries prior to Hammurabi s code gt Civilizations 1 Africa 600 BCE 600 CE North Eastern Africa Green water animals Not a lot of water a few animals Both now the Sahara Desert Farming livestock used bow amp arrow for their source of weapon 0 Outside empire took over Egypt 0 Moved South to Meroe 20000 inhabitants O Nomads raised cattle 0 Had pyramids used for kings and tombs 0 Used hieroglyphs 0 Lots of money traded a lot Aksum rose as Meroe fell Factors contributing to the fall of Meroe O 0 They had competition against Aksum Nomads herding camels began invading O The production of iron began to consume the forests for charcoal Aksum Ethiopia 0 Capable of farming O Painted on rocks 0 Very high quality agriculture Ezana of Aksum O Ruled from 303 350 O Declared Aksum as Christian as well as everyone in the kingdom O Ended up becoming a Coptic Catholic kingdom 0 Made gold coins gt J enneJ eno Cut down and burn forests for farming O Grew yams and oil palm trees soil was good only for 3 years Forests before they slash and burned them After slash and burn farming nutrients and new trees grow back but are no longer considered virgin forests Near the Niger River Had up to 13000 people Fed on a lot of fish and beef drank cow milk and created their own rice They had glass beads Traded a little bit Began migrating South Bantu The people Tsetse Fly 0 Causes the African Sleeping Disease 0 Carry lots of disease like some mosquitos carry Malaria 0 Highly aggressive Witches O Seen as very bad 0 Accused a lot of people to be witches and killed them gt Austronesian languages People had to get across water used boats gt Patterns of African History Northwest 0 Used Middle Eastern Agriculture 0 Developed trade along with kingdoms 0 Began losing resources Northwest of SubSaharan Africa 0 Developed a new form of Agriculture 0 Expanded from lots of village networks to cities They both began developing interacting with one another and eventually looking the same
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