History Test 1

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History Test 1
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History 5th grade
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Chapters 1-2 and Geography Facts 1-4
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  1. the way of life of a group of people
    Culture
  2. a false idea of how man began
    Evolution
  3. the written record of mankind
    History
  4. man’s attempt to put himself in the place of God
    Humanism
  5. a large body of people who think of themselves as one, are united under one ruler, and are subject to the same general laws
    Nation
  6. a belief based on fear and ignorance rather than the truth
    Superstition
  7. the type of government found in the United States
    Republic
  8. the leader of the republic
    President
  9. a type of government whose ruler is often born into office and has complete power 


    Absolute Monarchy
  10. a ruler who comes to power by force
    Dictator
  11. the event that marks the beginning of history
    Creation of man
  12. the structure built to try to keep man from being scattered after the Flood
    Tower of Babel
  13. what our dating system is centered on
    Birth of Christ
  14. A.D. means...
     “in the year of our Lord”
  15. another name for the Eastern Hemisphere
    Old World
  16. our only completely accurate record of ancient history
    The Bible
  17. Mesopotamia means
     “between the rivers”
  18. supplying land with water
    Irrigation
  19. they were farmers, herdsmen, and shepherds
    Sumerians
  20. the Sumerian’s form of wedge-shaped writing
    Cuneiform
  21. an instrument the Sumerians used to stamp their documents
    Seal
  22. the tall temples the Sumerians built for worshiping their gods
    Ziggurats
  23. what the Sumerians used in their buildings
    Arch
  24. what is located at the top of a ziggurat
    Altar
  25. people who dig up and study the remains of ancient cities
    Archaeologists
  26. Two major inventions of the Sumerians were
    the wheel and writing
  27. Tigris and Euphrates are the two major rivers of
    the Fertile Crescent
  28. the mountain on which we believe Noah’s Ark rested on
    Mt. Ararat
  29. the southern part of Sumer
    Chaldea
  30. most important Sumerian city
    Ur
  31. continents found in the Old World
    Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia, and Antarctica
  32. the circumference of the earth
    25,000 miles
  33. the diameter of the earth
    8,000 miles
  34. The globe is in the shape of
    a sphere
  35. the imaginary line that runs halfway between the North Pole and South Pole
    Equator
  36. the area between the equator and the North Pole
    Northern Hemisphere
  37. Which has more land? Eastern Hemisphere or Western Hemisphere
    The Eastern Hemisphere
  38. 6/7 of the world’s people live in the
    Eastern Hemisphere
  39. Sumerian moon god
    Nanna
  40. powerful ruler of Ur who built its ziggurat
    Ur-Nammu
  41. famous citizen of Ur mentioned in the Bible
    Abraham
  42. tomb that revealed much about the Sumerian’s beliefs
    Lady Shubad
  43. BE ABLE TO LOCATE THE FOLLOWING ON A MAP:
    • Continents and Oceans
    • Tigris River
    • Mesopotamia
    • Mediterranean Sea
    • Babylon

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