Location Government Religion Contributions Agriculture

100

What is Iraq?
Modern country location of Mesopotamia

100

What is Hammurabi?
King responsible for first written law

100

What is monotheism?
Belief in one god.

100

What is the base 60 number system?
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.

100

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

200

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

200

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

200

What is polytheism?
Belief in many gods.

200

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

200

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

300

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

300

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

300

What are ziggurats?
Built as temples to worship the gods

300

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

300

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

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