history chapter 2 quiz

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  1. the first people to use the wheel
    Sumerian farmers
  2. was an important crop because it was used to make cloth
    flax
  3. wedge shaped writing
    cuneiform
  4. what two places sent ships to Sumer loaded with goods?
    India and Egypt
  5. used to write on wet clay
    reed stylus
  6. these were wrapped in another piece of clay and stored in the temple
    legal records
  7. small clay seal with carvings used as identification/signature
    cylinder seal
  8. skilled craftsman
    artisan
  9. goods bought from foreign places
    imports
  10. turned raw materials into finished goods
    Sumerian artisians
  11. goods sold to foreign traders
    Exports
  12. design made from white river shells pressed into softened tar on another surface
    shell inlay
  13. temple tower
    took up 1/4 of the city
    Ziggurat of Ur
  14. Had 3 levels with a shrine on top
    Ziggurat of Ur
  15. Greek word meaning "many Gods"
    Polythesium
  16. The people of Ur believed that _________, the Moon God lived in a Shrine at the top of the Zigguart
    Nanna
  17. independent city and its surrounding land
    city state
  18. The most power facility-state
    Ur
  19. Each cith-state had its own _______ and ______
    God and King
  20. Sumerians called school a
    tablet house
  21. who wrote out assignments for younger students and checked their work?
    Big Brother
  22. school boys often heard _______ because they gave bits of wisdom in short east to remember form
    Proverbs
  23. stayed at home and learned house keeping skills
    Sumerian girls
  24. who went to school
    wealthy boys
  25. the abbreviation A.D. stands for
    the years after Christ's birth
  26. the abbreviation B.C. stands for
    the years before Christ's birth
  27. A.D. represents "anno domini" which is Latin for
    "in the year of our Lord"
  28. damascus
    syria
  29. Ankara,
    turkey
  30. Amman,
    Jordan
  31. Baghdad,
    Iraq
  32. Tehran,
    Iran
  33. Beirut,
    Lebanon
  34. Jerusalem,
    Israel
  35. Riyadh,
    Saudi Arabia
  36. Abraham came from
    Ur
  37. his discovery provided that Abraham's people existed
    Sir Leonard Wooley
  38. Sumerian civilization lasted how many years
    1000
  39. modern-day Iraq
    Mesopotamia
  40. person who studies objects from the past to learn about who made them and used them
    Anarchaelologist
  41. man made object such as clay tablets, coins,
    artifact
  42. archeologist dig is called
    excavation
  43. a hill built up over centuries of dirt and buildings
    a Tell
  44. work on a dig is slow because workers must be careful not to
    damage fragile artifacts
  45. we know people lived before the flood because this told us so
    the Bible
  46. sumerians watered their crops by using ___________ that brought water from the river
    irrigation canals

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