A. Analyze the role of adaptation to climate changes in hominid development.
B. Explain the importance of technological developments in the emergence of early Afro-Eurasian societies. How did different social needs spur technological developments? How did different technological developments shape certain societies?
C. Compare the territorial states of Southwest Asia with the more modest state of Shang China. What factors encouraged or prohibited the development of strong territorial states?
D. Compare the rise of the Zhou state to the Neo-Assyrian state and Persian Empire. How did each state attempt to achieve integration of its realm?