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100
What was the first form of writing called?
What is cuneiform?
100
What river flows through Egypt?
What is the Nile
100
Monotheism is defined as what?
What is the belief in one and only one god
100
_____________ were considered the lowest class of people in Egyptian societies.
What is slaves
100
What was the title of the leader of the Egyptian government?
A Pharaoh
200
What natural product did Mesopotamians write on?
What is clay?
200
What two rivers surrounded ancient Mesopotamia?
What is the Tigris and the Euphrates?
200
_____________ is the belief in several gods.
What is polytheism
200
The Nile provided a route for Egyptians to __________ with other surrounding civilizations for resources in which Egypt was not rich in.
What is trade
200
Who was the creator of the first set of written laws in Ancient Mesopotamia?
Who is King Hammurabi?
300
From what plant did the Egyptians make a type of paper product, called by the same name as the plant?
What is papyrus
300
Mesopotamia is also known the ________________ due its prime location between two rivers that created rich soil
What is "Fertile Crescent"
300
Ancient Egyptians buried their Pharaohs in tombs called _________________
What is pyramids
300
How did humans change from the old to the new stone age?
They began living in farming villages, raising animals and crops
300
What two groups of people were the leaders of the Mesopotamian government?
Who are the Priests and Kings
400
What was the name of the form of writing invented by ancient Egyptians?
What is hieroglyphics?
400
Name three benefits that societies living in a river valley have over other civilizations?
What is trade, transportation, rich soil, various resources, food, water source, etc.
400
How many different gods did the Egyptians, as a civilization, believe in?
What is over 2,000
400
What is a civilization?
What is a large society that is highly organized and can pass down written information from one generation to the next
400
What saying describes the type of punishments given in Hammurabi's Code?
What is "an eye for an eye"
500
What is the Rosetta Stone?
What is a stone with writings that have been translated into the same message in three different languages
500
What other civilization did the middle kingdom of Egypt conquer, expanding their empire?
What is Nubia
500
What Mesopotamian god was depicted on the top of Hammurabi's code, handing Hammurabi his 'royal insignia'?
Who is Shamash?
500
What resource did Mesopotamians use most for trade?
What is a purple dye retrieved from snail glands
500
A _____________ is a city and surrounding land that make up an independent state, with its own ruler, army, and laws.
What is a city-state
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