SS Quarterly- Ch. 2&3
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SS Quarterly- Ch. 2&3
SS quarterly chapters 2 & 3
A professional writer who kept records.
The belief in many gods.
A story that explains peoples beliefs.
Many territories and people who are controlled by one government.
A group of travelers.
A from of writing that uses groups of wedges and lines.
Symbols for writing that represent sound.
The belief in one god.
A time when there was little food.
To force someone ot live in another country or land.
Rock filled rapids that were in Nubia.
Fine soil found on river bottoms.
King of Egypt.
A series of rulers from the same family.
A person who rules for a child until they are old enough to rule on their own.
Life after death.
A building with four walls shaped like triangles.
A kind of picture writing.
A paper made from reeds.
A worker who specialized in a skill.
What land in South East Asia had very rich farmland because of its two rivers?
Because Sumer was spread out and deserts seperated many of their cities the defeloped into ......
What city fell between the southern cities and the northern cities in Mesopotamia and became the center of trade?
Most ancient people had polytheistic relgions. Only one was monotheistic. Which group of people were had only one god?
Hammurabi's Code was important because.....
It was the first time laws were written down.
Some say Hammurabi's Code was unfair. Why?
The punishments depended on the which class the person belonged to. The more wealthy, the less the punishment. The poorer, the harsher the punishment.
The Phoenician alphabet was much easier to learn than......
Name the two rivers that surrounded Mesopotamia.
Tigris and Euphrates
The Phoenician sailors and merchants not only sailed across the Mediteranian Sea, but also out into the ......
The Nile River flooded each year leaving behind what?
Rich fertile soil
The Nile allowed people to travel how?
North because it flowed north. South because the winds blew from the south.
The Nile provided what to the Egyptians?
Food, water, water foul, transportation, rich soil
Who had absolute power in Egypt?
When an important person died in Egypt what did they do?
mumified their bodies to preserve their dead
List the Social Classes of Egypt from Highest to Lowest. Which class had the most people in it?
Pharaoh, priests and nobles, merchants and artisians, peasants...... peasants
What city made the most money from the Nubian trade routes?
Name two achievments of King Menes.
United Upper and Lower Egypt
Built the city of Memphis
After the Nile stopped flooding.....
the peasants had to start farming
What city was the Center of Trade in Central Africa?