History
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
Egypt
Early Humans
100

This subject is the study of the written past

History

100

Mesopotamia means, "the land between the rivers," and refers to the lands between and around these two rivers

Tigris and Euphrates

100

The Hittites were a member of this group, which has relatives all over Europe and India.

The Indo-Europeans

100

A king of ancient Egypt holds this title. 

Pharaoh

100
During this period, humans lived as nomadic hunter-gatherers, mostly following herds of animals for food.

The Paleolithic Period

200

This family of subjects contains the Arts, Languages, Law, Philosophy, as well as History. 

The Humanities

200

War between Sumerian city states was often over this

Farmland

200

This weapon served to bolster the Hittites power long before they developed ironworking in the 1500s.

The Chariot

200

This is the name of the ancient Egyptian pictographic writing system. 

Hieroglyphics

200

This word, meaning "belief in many" is used to describe the majority of ancient religions, which focused on gods related to forces of nature. 

Polytheistic

300

These studies, including Anthropology, Psychology, Political Science, and History focuses on trying to understand human society

The Social Sciences

300

This building would be a religious space for priests and scribes, containing hundreds of cuneiform tablets. 

Ziggurat

300

This group developed the first alphabet

The Phoenicians

300

During the Old Kingdom, this group gained more power than the Pharaoh and rebelled. 

300

The invention of this would change human life drastically, and is known as the Neolithic Revolution. 

Agriculture
400

These objects were created or altered through human efforts, and are studied by Archaeologists. 

Artifacts

400

This city founded the first empire in Mesopotamia

Akkad

400

This group of people would establish the kingdoms of Israel and Judah on the coast of the Mediterranean.

The Hebrews
400

This is the region of Egypt closest to the Mediterranean Sea

Lower Egypt

400

The eight traits of this include complex cities, specialized jobs, complex institutions and written language

Civilization

500

This method for determining the age of artifacts measures the amount of carbon isotopes in the object

Carbon Dating

500

This king created the first written code of laws to govern the empire of Babylon. 

King Hammurabi

500

This group would be defeated by the Medes, which opened the way for the Neo-Babylonian Empire to rise.

The Assyrian Empire

500

This Pharaoh attempted to change Egyptian religion into a system of monotheistic sun-worship

Akhenaten

500

This word describes the process of ideas being exchanged between different groups when they interact with each other

Cultural Diffusion

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