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16 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
17 The Old Stone Age is also known as the Paleolithic Era. History > Ancient 01/26/09
18 Homo sapiens emerged in Africa 100,000 to 400,000 years ago. History > Ancient 01/26/09
19 The earliest written symbols are called pictograms. History > Ancient 01/26/09
20 In China, the Huang He Valley in East Asia gave rise to the Shang Dynasty. History > Ancient 01/26/09
21 The ancient Sumerians developed a form of writing called cuneiform. History > Ancient 01/26/09
22 The Harappan civilization was located in the Indus River Valley. History > Ancient 01/26/09
23 People of the Neolithic Era developed agriculture and domesticated animals. History > Ancient 01/26/09
24 Early humans were hunters and gatherers. History > Ancient 01/26/09
25 The Code of Hammurabi was developed in Babylon, a city-state of Mesopotamia. History > Ancient 01/26/09
26 Zoroastrianism was the religion of the Persians. History > Ancient 01/26/09
27 The fall of the Roman Empire in 466 BC was the same date the Dark Age begun. History > Ancient 01/14/09
28 Slaves in Ancient Rome made up about 40% of the population. History > Ancient 01/12/09
29 Asparagus was a highly prized delicacy in ancient Rome. History > Ancient 01/12/09
30 Of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, only the Pyramids survive. History > Ancient 10/19/08




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