Topics: China, Indus Valley Civilization, Turkey Pages: 2 (532 words) Published: October 21, 2013

How geography affects civilizations.
India, China and Greece
World History and Geography
Section 5

First I am going to talk about China.
China is located in Eastern Asia with its borders along several countries and the East China Sea, Korea Bay, the Yellow Sea, and the South China Sea. China is divided into three geographic regions: the mountains to the west, the various deserts and basins in the northeast and the low lying valleys and plains in the east. Most of China however consists of mountains and plateaus such as the Tibetan Plateau which leads into the Himalayan Mountains and Mount Everest. Plus how geography affects its civilization. Chinese civilization originated in various regional centers along both the Yellow River and the Yangtze River valleys in the Neolithic era. Which was great because for transportation of things such as goods and ships and stuff. With thousands of years of continuous history, China is one of the world's oldest civilizations. The written history of China can go as far back as the Shang dynasty. Written as far back as of 1700 B.C. (I think). Much of Chinese culture, literature and philosophy further developed during the Zhou Dynasty. If you do not know what dynasties are dynasties means like a line of hereditary rulers of a country. Such as the Zhou dynasty and also the Shang dynasty. But most people say the Xia dynasty where it was found. But I honestly believe that it developed during the Zhou dynasty. Greece

Ancient Greece was an ancient civilization belonging to a period of Greek history. Immediately following this period was the beginning of the Early Middle Ages and the Byzantine era. Byzantine means of or relating to Byzantium, the Byzantine Empire. Classical Greek culture, especially philosophy, had a powerful influence on the Roman Empire. The territory of Greece is mountains, and as a result, ancient Greece consisted of many smaller regions each. Regional conflicts were a prominent feature...
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