Definitions
Early Man
Mesopotamia
Empires
Misc.
100

Paleolithic

Old Stone Age

100

Who used complex stone tools: Paleolithic, Mesolithic or Neolithic humans?

Neolithic

100

Why did humans leave the Zagros Mountains?

It was over crowded (over population)

100

What was the achievements of the Sumerians/Akkadians?

King Sargon creates first empire

Military strategy

Wheel

Irrigation

The Plow

100

What was the purpose of a Ziggurat?

Place of worship

Meeting place of kings


200

Neolithic

New Stone Age

200

What is the order from oldest to newest stone age?

Paleolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic

200

How did Irrigation help the Mesopotamians?

It allowed them to control the flow of water in order to water their farms.

Prevent flooding

200

What was the achievements of the Babylonians?

Code of Hammurabi

Advances in Math

Trade

The arts flourished


200

What is a Steele?

Large carved piece of wood or stone that contains information about a particular society.

300

Nomadic

People that have no permanent home

Move from place to place

300

What is flint used for?

Stone tools and fire

300

What is a city-state?

An independent city with its own government, religion, and way of life.

300

What were the achievements in the Assyrian Empire?

New Weapons and war strategies (horses and iron weapons)

Siege Warfare, battering rams, moveable towers

Art (Bas-relief)


300

How did Mesopotamian kings legitimize their rule through religious means?


presenting themselves as divinely appointed leaders

400

Prehistoric

Before the written Record

400

How did the domesticated wolf help early humans?

hunting and protection

400

How did the Mesopotamians solve the problem of silt build up in the irrigation systems?

They worked together to clear out the silt

400

What were the accomplishments in the Neo-Babylonian Empire?

City protection (double walls and moats)

Rebuilt Ziggurats

Built the Hanging Gardens

Skilled in math and astronomy

created the sundial 

400

In what ways does the Code of Hammurabi introduce innovations or practices that were not present in earlier legal systems?

Made justice for all (high, middle, and low)

Systematic approach to laws and punishments

500

Mesopotamia

Between two rivers

500

What is a difference between Neanderthals and Cro-Magnons

Neanderthals - stronger

Cro-Magnons - smarter

500

Where in the modern world is Mesopotamia located? (County or Continent Region)

Iraq or South West Asia

500

What was the reason for each empire ending?

Overextended their control and eventually they were invaded by another group/

500

Who was Cyrus the Great?

The Persian King that conquered the Neo-Babylonian Empire.

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