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  1. Cuneiform
  2. New Kingdom
  3. Amenhotep III
  4. Homo Erectus
  5. Paleolithic
  1. a The Egyptian imperial state reached it's height under III and the achievements were visible in new buildings and temples like Karnak and Luxor and III's 70 foot tall statue.
  2. b "Upright human being." Emerged 1.5 million years ago, used more varied tools and was the first hominid to leave Africa and move to Europe and Asia.
  3. c "Old Stone." 2,500,000 - 10,000 B.C. People were hunter-gatherers, nomadic, lived in small groups of 20-30, and made tools, weapons and shelters which became increasingly sophisticated. The cave paintings date from this era.
  4. d 1550-1070 B.C. Ahmose I defeated the Hyksos and established the New Kingdom as a militaristic, imperialist country.
  5. e "Wedge-shaped" writing made with a reed stylus on clay tablets, dating to around 3000 B.C. Initially used by Sumerians then by others later, writing was mostly for recordkeeping then literature.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Wife of Thutmosis II, she ruled as Pharaoh after his death.
  2. Successor of Akhenaten, he undid the religious changes, moved the capital back to Thebes, but the empire was failing.
  3. A spiritual precept that conveyed the idea of truth and justice, especially right order and harmony.
  4. Changed his name to Akhenaten and prohibited any worship except to the got Aten, causing religious strife. He changed the capital, ignored foreign affairs and lost Syria and Palestine.
  5. The provinces of Egypt, ruled by a Nomarch.

5 True/False questions

  1. Neanderthals"New Stone." 10,000 - 4000 B.C. People developed agriculture and raised livestock, stopped being nomadic, started living in permanent larger cities, developed specialized trades, divided labor, and men came to dominate society.


  2. Hammurabi1792 - 1750 B.C. Created a strict code of 282 laws governing crime, commerce, land, marriage based on "an eye for an eye" and financial restitution.


  3. Middle Kingdom2055 - 1650 B.C. An era of stability and vitality during which government was reorganized, fortified, and the country expanded.


  4. SuppilulimasA Hittite king (1370-1330 B.C.) who established control from Western Turkey to Northern Syria, destroyed the power of the Mitanni kingdom, formed an alliance with Egypt and conquered Syria.


  5. Homo SapiensThird stage of human development, appeared 250,000 years ago.


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