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What is animal herds moved north, and hunter-gatherers followed.
At the end of the last ice age, as glaciers retreated in northern Europe, what caused people to move north into the areas uncovered by the ice sheets?

100

What is the significance of Hammurabi’s Code
It is the first written body of laws used to organize society.

100

What is the authority of rabbis (teachers)
After the Jewish Revolt was put down and the Romans destroyed the Temple in 70 A.D., Jews were scattered across the Roman world. What did the Jews turn to as their center of worship?

100

What is great poverty after his father died when Confucius was 3 years old.
Confucius was born about 2,500 years ago in China and grew up in

100

What is they followed the movement of the animals they hunted.
A nomad is someone who travels around instead of settling in one place. Which of the following sentences best describes why early humans were nomadic?

200

What is began to farm and live in permanent settlements.
The end of the Stone Age (around 10,000-12,000 years ago) witnessed the change from hunter-gatherer societies to agricultural societies. This led to the rise of civilization. One of the societal changes that occurred at this time was that people

200

What is they provided water for irrigation and agriculture.
Why were river systems important in supporting early civilizations and in helping them flourish?

200

What is study is necessary to know and follow the laws.
Study of the religious texts is very important to Judaism. Why?

200

What is he believed in nonviolence and vegetarianism.
Emperor Ashoka converted to Buddhism after a bloody war. His beliefs were based on the moral principles of Buddhism. Which of these is an example of Ashoka's beliefs?

200

What is grow larger amounts of grain to sell or to store for later use.
Understanding and taking advantage of the flood cycles of the Nile River allowed the ancient Egyptians to

300

What is the spread of diseases from animals to humans.
An early problem in agricultural societies was

300

What is blocks of stone or mud brick made without mortar.
Ancient Egyptian architecture is characterized by

300

What is Greek culture was spread throughout the non-Greek world.
The Hellenistic period covers the years between 323 BC, the death of Alexander the Great, and 31 BC, the suicide of Cleopatra. These years are referred to as Hellenistic because during this time,

300

What is he spread Buddhism to areas outside of India.
What effect did Emperor Ashoka have on Buddhism?

300

What is Sparta feared the growth and the power of Athens.
Athens and Sparta were two great city-states in ancient Greece, and they were often in conflict. What was the cause of the Peloponnesian War in the 5th century BC?

400

What is they came from what is now Southeast Asia via a land bridge.
Early humans arrived in Australia about 40-45,000 years ago. Where did they come from, and how did they get there?

400

What is Hatshepsut was the first woman to be king of both Upper and Lower Egypt.
Hatshepsut was known as a builder pharaoh because of the many building projects begun or completed during the years 1503 B.C. to 1482 B.C. In addition to buildings, many obelisks and statues were also completed. What characteristics was also unique to Hatshepsut?

400

What is Greece has a varied geography.
The people of Ancient Greece lived in small, isolated communities that eventually grew in large city-states. Why were these communities isolated from one another?

400

What is the Buddha was born a prince into nobility in what is now Nepal.
Siddhartha Gautama was born about 2,500 years ago and was a spiritual leader in India. He changed his name to Buddha, which means "The Awakened One." Which of these statements is true regarding the Buddha?

400

What is Hinduism
The Bhagavad Gita, which means Song of God, is a sacred poem for followers of which of these belief systems?

500

What is standing armies developed among the stronger societies.
Society as a whole was advanced by agriculture. Land that is farmed can support more than 50 times the number of people that same land can support through subsistence (bare necessities) living. Because of agriculture,

500

What is the Nile's flooding was reliable and came at about the same time every year.
Pharaohs were believed to control the flooding of the Nile River, which made the soil fertile for a good harvest. What was a major reason that Egyptians believed pharaohs had this power?

500

What is direct democracy
The first known democracy came about in Greece about 500 BC when Cleisthenes overthrew Peisistratus. What types of democratic institutions did the Greeks then live under for the next two centuries?

500

What is hereditary because a person is born into a class and remains in it.
Indian society was organized into a caste system. This social structure is

500

What is sacrifices of food to spirits and fortune-telling.
Taoism is a Chinese folk religion that is based upon

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