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106 There are three styles of Greek columns: Doric, Ionian, and Corinthian. History > Ancient 01/27/09
107 The dynasties which ruled China gained power by the Mandate of Heaven. History > Ancient 01/27/09
108 River valley civilizations developed around 3500 B.C. and lasted until about 500 B.C. History > Ancient 01/27/09
109 The Great Wall of China was built by Qin Shi Huangdi for defense. History > Ancient 01/26/09
110 Confucius taught respect for elders and a code of politeness, both of which are still in use in Chinese society today. History > Ancient 01/26/09
111 The Old Stone Age is also known as the Paleolithic Era. History > Ancient 01/26/09
112 Homo sapiens emerged in Africa 100,000 to 400,000 years ago. History > Ancient 01/26/09
113 The earliest written symbols are called pictograms. History > Ancient 01/26/09
114 In China, the Huang He Valley in East Asia gave rise to the Shang Dynasty. History > Ancient 01/26/09
115 The ancient Sumerians developed a form of writing called cuneiform. History > Ancient 01/26/09
116 The Harappan civilization was located in the Indus River Valley. History > Ancient 01/26/09
117 People of the Neolithic Era developed agriculture and domesticated animals. History > Ancient 01/26/09
118 Early humans were hunters and gatherers. History > Ancient 01/26/09
119 The Code of Hammurabi was developed in Babylon, a city-state of Mesopotamia. History > Ancient 01/26/09
120 Zoroastrianism was the religion of the Persians. History > Ancient 01/26/09

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