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Ch 1 West Civ Spielvogel Test

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  1. Homo Erectus
  2. Ma'at
  3. Homo Sapiens Sapiens
  4. Nomes
  5. Amenhotep IV
  1. a A spiritual precept that conveyed the idea of truth and justice, especially right order and harmony.
  2. b 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.
  3. c "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.
  4. d "Wise, wise human being." Appeared in Africa between 200,000 and 150,000 years ago and spread out about 100,000 years ago. By 10,000 B.C. had replaced the Neanderthals and are all around the world.
  5. e The provinces of Egypt, ruled by a Nomarch.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A massive stepped tower on which sat a temple.
  2. Running through Egypt, the Nile provided transportation, it's annual flooding provided fertile soil and food, and it became the center of Egyptian civilization.
  3. Third stage of human development, appeared 250,000 years ago.
  4. Successor of Akhenaten, he undid the religious changes, moved the capital back to Thebes, but the empire was failing.
  5. Trying to determine the will of the gods and your own future.

5 True/False Questions

  1. HatshepsutA mixture of local people and Indo European immigrants, founders of the Hittite Empire, first Indo Europeans to use iron. Assimilated other cultures and religions into its empire, transformed the culture of Mesopotamia, and passed it on to Mycenaean Greeks. Empire was destroyed by the Sea People.

          

  2. NeanderthalsA subset of Homo Sapiens, appeared in 100,000 B.C.. Remains have been found in Europe and the Middle East. Used a variety of stone tools and were the first early humans to bury their dead.

          

  3. New Kingdom1550-1070 B.C. Ahmose I defeated the Hyksos and established the New Kingdom as a militaristic, imperialist country.

          

  4. AmoritesA mixture of local people and Indo European immigrants, founders of the Hittite Empire, first Indo Europeans to use iron. Assimilated other cultures and religions into its empire, transformed the culture of Mesopotamia, and passed it on to Mycenaean Greeks. Empire was destroyed by the Sea People.

          

  5. TheocracyGovernment by divine authority.

          

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