The period at which agriculture was developed.
The period in which simple stone tools were developed.
The period before people learned how to communicate.
The latest of the two stone ages.
The ability to spread to various geographic settings and climate zones.
The ability to organize large political units.
The inability to communicate about abstractions such as death.
Land ownership was equal.
Population size and life expectancy.
The tendency to believe in many gods.
The development of complex social patterns.
The Middle East.
Australian soil was too barren to grow crops.
The Australian climate was too severe.
They were too isolated to learn of developments elsewhere until recently.
Australia never experienced an ice age.
It practices sedentary agriculture.
It involves tool use.
It has religious rituals.
It gathers food to survive.
The Middle East
Written law code.
Examples of warfare among people.
Large, durable empires.
Regional city states.
Was spread actively by Jewish missionaries throughout the Middle East.
Emphasized the power and abstraction of God.
Included worship of various lesser gods.
Influenced no other religions.
Well-organized, durable empires.
Greater social equality.
More modest building projects.