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100

Most of these rules were based on the belief of an eye for an eye.
What are Hammurabi's Codes?

100

This king was remembered for his 282 laws.
Who is King Hammurabi?

100

These two rivers are a reason why people settled in this area.
What are the Tigris and the Euphrates?

100

The belief in only one god.
What is monotheism?

100

This wealthy civilization is known for is control of the sea trade and the ability they had to dye fabrics purple.
Who are the Phoenicians?

200

This skill developed in Sumer. Sumerians went to school to learn this skill.
What is writing?

200

He is known for uniting many city-states of Assyria and controlling the first empire on the planet.
Who is King Sargon?

200

The land of Mesopotamia is now the current day country of...
What is Iraq?

200

The belief in many gods.
What is polytheism?

200

The name for people who wrote things down for a living.
Who are scribes?

300

This ancient form of writing is made up of pictures and symbols carved in clay.
What is cunieform?

300

Hammurabi was the king of this empire.
What is Babylon?

300

The direction you would travel if you were leaving Africa to come to Mesopotamia.
What is north?

300

Every city-state had their own.
What is a patron god?

300

An exotic marketplace where traders would sell their goods. (Hint: It wasn't strange at all and Ms. Boyd's g-ma loves them!)
What is a bazaar?

400

This empire was known for it's great soldiers and inventing a tool to help knock down city walls.
What is Assyria?

400

This sea is located to the southwest of the Fertile Crescent.
What is Mediterranean Sea?

400

These are stories about gods that explain people's beliefs.
What are myths?

400

Who did Lola snap at on Friday night?
Who is Mrs. Penwell?

500

They created a simple alphabet which allowed more people to learn to read and write.
Who are the Phoenicians?

500

This element geographic location caused city-states to frequently war with one another.
What is limited farming space?

500

These were temples built with big staircases so the gods could walk down from the sky.
What are ziggurats?

500

A time where there is very little food a many people starve.
What is a famine?