Ancient Mesopotamia Study Guide.txt

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Ancient Mesopotamia Study Guide.txt
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Ancient Mesopotamia
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  1. ___ the king of Kish, used cuneiform to expand his empire and unite the other city-states.
    Sargon
  2. Ninevah was important because it became the capital city of____.
    Babylonia
  3. In ancient Sumer each city-state had a ___ where people went to worship a special god or goddess.
    ziggurat
  4. According to the Bible, the history of the Jewish people began when ___ traveled to Canaan and made a covenant, or agreement, with God.
    Abraham
  5. ___ was an important hero to the Sumerians.
    Gilgamesh
  6. The code of Hammurabi was a ___.
    set of laws
  7. ___, the king of Babylon dammed parts of the Euphrates River and attacked the Sumerians.
    Hammurabi
  8. The Israelites left Canaan and went to Egypt in order to ___.
    find food
  9. According to the Bible, ___, a Hebrew prophet grew up in Egypt and traveled to Mount Sanai, where he was given the Torah.
    Moses
  10. ___ made it especially difficult to farm in southern Mesopotamia.
    Droughts and irregular floods
  11. Be able to tell the contributions of ancient Mesopotamian culture to our world today.
  12. Know the difference between cause and effect.

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