What is a city that has its own form of government and traditions?
In which area did one of the first civilizations settle?
A land between two rivers.
What was the highest building in town and showed the relationship between government and religion?
How did the Sumerians advance their civilization?
They developed religion, writing, science, and technology.
How did early people in Mesopotamia make farming successful?
They irrigated their crops.
Name a technology was developed by the people of Mesopotamia?
A system of writing
Sumerians believed kings were chosen by whom?
What is the land between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers?
Who ruled the Kingdom of Babylonia and created a code of laws by which to live?
What provided guidance for worshipping one God and set down rules for moral behavior?
Code of Hammurabi
What did Abraham agree to practice when he made the covenant with God?
What was the overall purpose of the Code of Hammurabi?
To protect the people, rich and poor.
Who wanted to live forever?
The owning of another person
Large territory that is controlled by one ruler
What was the type of writing found in Mesopotamia?
The religion of the Jewish people
A professional writer
Sumerians wrote on what?
Temple of the Jewish people
God gave him the Ten Commandments
An organized community with established rules and traditions
The worship of many gods
To defeat and take over
What is monotheism?
The worship of one God
What was the kingdom that David founded was called?
As traders, the Phoenecians faced difficulties in dealing with payment. People usually _________ goods and services.
Abraham's ___________ were the Jewish people.
The Fertile Crescent is another name for what?
The soil in Mesopotamia was what?