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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. -built around rivers
    -developed writing
    -Meso: Urban; Indus: rural
    -More metals at Indus
  2. crop shifting
  3. toolmaking
  4. -Natural barriers = no influence or threat
    -Nile river: provided annual floodings -> fertile land. Communication
    -Papyrus used to make a type of paper
    -Access to metals
  5. -Social divisions: grouped by money, religion, social differences
    -3 classes:
    1)large landholders, royalty, priests
    2)Farmers, artisans, workmen
    3)slaves

5 True/False questions

  1. Describe the Egyptian religious beliefs and death rituals-Believed pharaohs were seen as Gods
    -Polytheistic: believed in many Gods. Drawn with animal heads
    -Believed the afterlife was a journey
    -Prepared the tomb and body for the afterlife

          

  2. In the third millennium BCE, the ruler of Sumer wassocializing
    toolmaking
    art

          

  3. How did the status and experience of women change as Mesopotamian society developed into a civilization?-Hunter-gatherer societies: high status
    -Agricultural Revolutions: Men worked -> Women's status lowered
    -More food -> women raised families (some worked)
    -No political role

          

  4. Describe the process by which the main framework of civilization was created in Mesopotamia.Mesopotamia, "the land between two rivers", depended on the annual flooding of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers to make the land fertile. On the fertile land they grew crops, that way the people who were once foragers could now set up a civilization and domesticate plants.

          

  5. What are the indicators of a civilization?-cities that served as administrative centers
    -political system based on control of defined territory rather than on kinship connections
    -significant number of people engaged in specialized, non-food-producing activities
    -status distinctions usually linked to the accumulation of substantial wealth by some groups
    -monumental building
    -system for keeping permanent records
    -long-distance trade
    -major advances in science/arts

          

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