This PowerPoint is the perfect way to start off your World History class. It begins with how societies emerged, discussing travel, trade, farming, religion, and war. Then it highlights many early civilizations, including Sumer, the Hittites, Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians, Phonecians, and then gives great detail on Egypt and the rise of the Hebrew religion. This is a great way to see how these civilizations compare to each other and also how they compare to our society today. The PowerPoint includes 51 slides of relevant information and pictures.