Ancient Egypt--Section 2
The title used for rulers in ancient Egypt, like 'king.'
|Dynasty||A series of rulers from the same family. Ancient Egypt had 31 of these.|
|Regent||Someone who rules for a child until the child is old enough to rule. Queen Hatshepsut was an example of this.|
|Hatshepsut||Female pharaoh during the New Kingdom. She was the stepmother of Thutmose III, and served as regent, then Pharoah of ancient Egypt.|
|Menes||An ancient Egyptian pharoah, who unified Upper and Lower Egypt.|
|Thutmose III||Stepson of Queen Hatshepsut. Was the greatest Pharaoh of the New Kingdom of Egypt. Expanded the ancient Egyptian empire to include Syria and Nubia.|
|Old Kingdom||The earliest time period of the groups of Egyptian dynasties. 2700-2200 B.C.|
|Middle Kingdom||The middle time period of the groups of Egyptian dynasties. 2040-1786 B.C.|
|New Kingdom||The latest time period of the groups of Egyptian dynasties. 1570-1085 B.C.|
When an army or country uses force to enter and take control of another country.
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