World History: Ch 1&2

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Artifacts

things made by human skill

Stone Age

time period of early human development

Ice Age

Cold weather period

Nomads

wanderers

Culture

a way of life

Artisans

skilled workers

Hieroglyphics

egyptian form of writing

Monarchy

government ruled by a king or queen

Dynasty

family of rulers

Hyksos

Invaders of egypt during the end of the middle kingdom

Empire

government that unities different territories under one ruler

Polytheism

belief in many gods

Monotheism

belief in one god

Ramses 2

last great ruler of egypt

City-State

government consisting of a town and the land around it

Stylus

sharpened stick used for writing

Cuneiform

Sumerian form of writing

Ziggurats

Sumerian temple

Nebuchadnezzar

Chaldean King

Hanging Garden

Built by Nebuchadnezzar for his wife

Zoroastrianism

Persian religion

Abraham

Founder of Hebrew people

Moses

Led hebrews out of slavery in Egypt

Philistines

Hebrew rivals

Prophets

Religious and moral thinkers

Ethical monotheism

Belief of one god with emphasis on moral behavior (Every one had to follow it)

Paleolithic

Old Stone age is also known as

Mesolithic

Middle Stone age is also known as

Neolithic

New Stone age is also known as

used simple tools (stone tools, controlled fire,and flint)

Name 1 paleolithic invention

Sea Level Drop and Migration

Name one way the Ice Age changed the world

Mesolithic

During what time period did people domesticate animals?

Specialized tools (Needles and Saws)

Name 1 neolithic invention

Advanced technical skills,development of cites,division of labor,calendars

What were four characteristics of civilizations?

need to track floods for agricultural

Why was a calendar so important to early civilization?

predictable floods,fertile soil,transportation

Why is Egypt the "gift of the Nile"?

Largest Pyramids (Pyramid Age)

What is the Old Kingdom known for?

Hyksos invaded with iron weapons

What is the Middle Kingdom known for?

Created strong empires (Empire Age)

What is the New Kingdom known for?

-testify before osiris
-heart weighted against the feather of truth
-Go to happy field of food or eaten

Describe an egyptians trip to the underworld

Good-water, trade
Bad-flooding, wars from trade

How was the location of Mesopotamia both good and bad?

It flooded unpredictably

How did the sumerian rivers affect the outlook of the people?

283 Laws, very harsh, eye for eye

Describe Hammurabi's law code

move troops, postal service

Why did the Assyrians build a large network of road?

calendar, astrology, hanging garden

The Chaldeans are best known for what?

Religion of Persians (good vs. evil)

What was Zoroastrianism?

They developed the alphabet, purple dye

The phoenicians are know for what?

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