All human beings today belong to which sub species of humans?
Why were all people of the Paleolithic Age nomadic?
They had to go where the food was so they couldn't stay in one place. Farming had not been established yet.
Which humans were the first to make fire?
What was the biggest change to take place in the Neolithic Revolution?
They switched from hunting gathering to farming. This was when the agricultural reform started.
With the ability to acquire food on a regular basis, humans could stop being______.
List the 6 basic characteristics of civilations.
advanced cities, complexed institutions, specialized workers, record keeping, advanced technology
What does homo erectus mean?
upright human being
What is the period before writing known as?
What were the earliest humanlike creatures that lived in Africa 3 to 4 million years ago known as?
What is Hammurabi best known for?
His code of ethics known as the Code of Hammurabi.
Which leader of the Persian Empire extended it to become the largest empire the world had yet seen?
King Darius I
Which alphabet became the basis for the English alphabet?
How did Judaism differ from the other religions of time?
Its' belief in one god, monotheism.
What were the Assyrians most known for?
Their ruthless, violent government that operated on terror and fear.
According to Jewish beliefs, God is known as______.
Which king of the Chaldean Empire rebuilt Babylon and created the Hanging Gardens?
What is reincarnation?
The belief that the soul never dies but rather is reborn again based upon karma.
Which civilization was the first to make use of iron for weapons and tools?
Who was the first king of Israel?