Paleolithic to Agricultural Revolution
Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Kush
Ancient Hebrews and Greece
Early Civilizations of India and China
Rome and the Roman Empire

100

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
What is began to farm and live in permanent settlements

100

Cities grew and flourished near the major rivers in large part because
What is rivers allowed abundant crops to grow, increasing an area's population

100

What is the significance of monotheism as practiced by the ancient Hebrews?
What is God has a relationship with his people

100

When the Han Dynasty came to power in the second century B.C., it decentralized the government and set up feudal states for which of these reasons?
What is to reward wartime allies with land

100

Octavius, renamed Caesar Augustus, became emperor and kept control over all politics and the military. His long and peaceful reign had several achievements that included
What is expanding the empire and extending trade routes to India and China

200

The Paleolithic Era is characterized by
What is the earliest use of stone tools by humans.

200

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

200

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?
What is Sparta feared the growth and the power of Athens

200

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

200

The Roman Constitution was
What is based on 12 written laws and ancient traditions

300

Animals are valuable for the products we get from them as well as for their labor. Which animals were the first to be domesticated by Stone Age agricultural societies?
What are goats and sheep

300

Ramses the Great ruled for 67 years in the 12th century BC. Egypt enjoyed great prosperity during his reign. One of his greatest achievements was
What is that he was the first king in history to sign a peace treaty

300

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?
What is Greece has a varied geography.

300

During the Han Dynasty of China, Emperor Wudi decided China should be a Confucian state and not a Taoist state. This dramatically changed the way government operated. What was one result of the change to Confucianism?
What is A civil service system for government workers began

300

Which of these building materials that is used today was invented to build large buildings and bridges in ancient Rome?
What is concrete

400

Hunter-gatherers changed their landscapes to either encourage or discourage plant growth or to provide habitat for animals they hunted. What systems did early Stone Age people use?
What is slash and burn

400

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

400

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?
What is direct democracy

400

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

400

One of Jesus’ main teachings was
What is people must repent of (be sorry for) their sins and change how they act.

500

Pigs and camels were first domesticated in the Middle East. These animals then spread to Africa and Asia due to a mass-migration out of the Middle East. What happened that caused this migration?
What is the climate dried and made farming and grazing very hard

500

In Ancient Egypt, precious materials like gold and ivory were usually used in making
What is jewelry.

500

Socrates was a philosopher whose method of teaching involved
What is asking open-ended questions, so students learned using reasoning

500

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

500

Civil Law, which is based upon ancient Roman law, is used in many European and Latin American countries. What makes Civil Law different from other types of laws?
What is Civil Law is based on written rules