5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Middle Kingdom
- a Characteristics 1) Urban focus. 2) Distinct religious structure. 3) New political and military structure. 4) New social structure based on economic power. 5) Development of writing. 6) New forms of significant artistic and intellectual activity.
- b 2055 - 1650 B.C. An era of stability and vitality during which government was reorganized, fortified, and the country expanded.
- c Worshipping more than one god.
- d "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.
- e A 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 2186 - 2125 B.C. An age of prosperity and splendor when the largest pyramids were built and Memphis was the capital. The kings were considered divine and distant from the people.
- 3000 - 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.
- Government by divine authority.
- Hammurabi was the 6th king of the Amorite dynasty.
- "Large stone" like the ones used in Stonehenge, constructed 2100 - 1900 B.C.
5 True/False questions
Suppilulimas → Creators of the Mesopotamian civilization. By 3000 B.c. they had established several independent cities in southern Mesopotamia including Eridu, Ur, Uruk, Umma, and Lagash.
Sumerians → Creators of the Mesopotamian civilization. By 3000 B.c. they had established several independent cities in southern Mesopotamia including Eridu, Ur, Uruk, Umma, and Lagash.
Hyksos → Leader of the Akkadians, a semitic people north of Sumeria, who overran the Sumerian city states in 2340 B.C. and established his own empire. Brought prosperity but his successors couldn't keep it going and the Sumerian City states re-established themselves for a final time before being conquered by Hammurabi.
Hittites → A 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.
Tutankhamen → The provinces of Egypt, ruled by a Nomarch.