Location
Government
Religion
Contributions
Agriculture

100

Modern country location of Mesopotamia
What is Iraq?

100

King responsible for first written law
What is Hammurabi?

100

Belief in one god.
What is monotheism?

100

This math concept helped the Mesopotamian's keep track of seconds in the hour, hours in the day, and days in their 360 day year.
What is the base 60 number system?

100

This was invented to help get the fields ready for planting.
What is the plow?

200

Greek word for "land between two rivers".
What is Mesopotamia?

200

This king was made famous through an epic poem written about his life.
Who is Gilgamesh?

200

Belief in many gods.
What is polytheism?

200

This invention helped Mesopotamians keep track of trade, laws and stories.
What is the invention of writing?

200

These helped to control the water from the rivers to irrigate crops.
What are canals and ditches?

300

Name the 2 major rivers in Mesopotamia
What are the Tigris and Euphrates?

300

This was based on "an eye for an eye."
What is Hammurabi's Code?

300

Built as temples to worship the gods
What are ziggurats?

300

This invention helped the people move their goods to market.
What is the wheel?

300

People with no single, settled homeland.
What are nomads?

400

The Mesopotamian civilization developed in a region known as this.
What is The Fertile Crescent?

400

A professional writer in the ancient world.
What is a scribe?

400

These were stories that told what the people believed.
What are myths?

400

This is the name for the wedge shaped writing of Mesopotamia.
What is cuneiform?

400

Agriculture allowed people to gather and live permanently causing this first to develop.
What is civilization?

500

The continent and section of that continent where you would find Iraq.
What is SW Asia?

500

The term used to describe a city with an independent government.
What is a city-state?

500

King Gilgamesh was searching for this in the epic poem.
What is eternal life?

500

A worker skilled in making something like jewelry or pots
What is an artisan?

500

To tame animals to be used by humans.
What is domesticate?