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  1. Australopithecines
  2. New Kingdom
  3. Pyramids
  4. Amenhotep IV
  5. Homo Erectus
  1. a First built during the Old Kingdom, the pyramids were tombs for royals and the wealthy. The largest was built in Giza for Khufu around 2600 B.C.
  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 The first hominids. They lived in East and South Africa 3-4 million years ago and made the first simple stone tools.
  4. d 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. e 1550-1070 B.C. Ahmose I defeated the Hyksos and established the New Kingdom as a militaristic, imperialist country.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The provinces of Egypt, ruled by a Nomarch.
  2. "Large stone" like the ones used in Stonehenge, constructed 2100 - 1900 B.C.
  3. Established the Mitanni kingdom in the 16th century B.C. in the mountainous northern border of Mesopotamia.
  4. Pharaohs of the New Kingdom, they conquered Nubia, Palestine, and Phoenicia.
  5. A spiritual precept that conveyed the idea of truth and justice, especially right order and harmony.

5 True/False Questions

  1. SumeriansEstablished the Mitanni kingdom in the 16th century B.C. in the mountainous northern border of Mesopotamia.


  2. Invention of the wheelThe book of instructions for the preservation of the body and judgement of the dead by Osiris for Egyptians.


  3. TheocracyGovernment by divine authority.


  4. Bronze Age3000 - 1200 B.C. About 4000 B.C. craftspeople discovered that if you combined copper and tin you made bronze, which was more durable than previous copper tools, leading to the bronze age.


  5. Hieroglyphics"Priest-carvings" Used by the Egyptians instead of an alphabet, the pictorial writing had several simple scripts as well used for writing on wooden tablets and papyrus.


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