World Civ- Egypt (FIRST 3 PAGES!)

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World Civ- Egypt (FIRST 3 PAGES!)
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  1. The most popular river
    Nile
  2. How long is the Nile
    4,100 miles
  3. where does the Nile start ?
    Northward Africa
  4. rapids caused by narrow cliffs and fallen rocks
    cataracts
  5. What do the cataracts divide?
    upper and lower Egypt
  6. land between med sea and beginning of Nile Delta
    lower egypt
  7. when do deltas form
    when the sea level is the same
  8. land between beginning of delta and first cataract
    upper egypt
  9. what is the nile used for
    travel and transportation
  10. deserts provide
    protection
  11. west of egypt
    libyan desert
  12. east of egypt (red sea)
    arabian desert
  13. Menes unite upper and lower egypt when ?
    3100 B.C. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  14. established what capital
    memphis
  15. first in a series of strong leaders
    dynast
  16. egyptian kings
    pharaohs
  17. what did pharaohs control
    government, army, religion, and nature
  18. eternal spirit
    ka
  19. pharaohs ruled even when they were
    dead
  20. pharaohs were buried with....
    everything they need in the afterlife
  21. when were most pyramids built
    old kingdom
  22. how many pyramids still stand today
    80
  23. the first illness was a period of
    • lawlessness
    • famine
    • war
  24. strong kings restored
    law and order
  25. the new capital was
    thebes
  26. built between red sea and nile river
    canal
  27. built to trap nile flood waters from irrigation
    dikes
  28. swamps were
    to drain water from farmland
  29. common people believed they could
    go to the afterlife
  30. invaders from the uplands
    hyksos
  31. where did the invaders come from and what were the riding
    isthmus and suez, they came over on horse drawn chariots
  32. what did the egyptians learn from the hyksos
    • how to shoot arrows from horse drawn chariot
    • make bronze
    • spinning and weaving
  33. ahhotep
    a queen who drove the hyksos out of egypt
  34. Nile flows
    north
  35. prevailing winds blow
    south
  36. what month did it always flood and what did it bring?
    july, and rich soil for growing crops

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