5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Dog Domestication
- a The area on the coast of the Mediterranean and slightly below Mesopotamia that has a range of mountains down its center and forests along the edges of those mountains. It is very fertile, and was controlled by first the Canaans and then the Philistines.
- b The first phoenician city, it was an important port and had a little bit of everything.
- c Conquered Babylonians. Were very militaristic, and used terror to rule. They tried and failed to conquer several times before acquiring a great empire. They greatly advanced math, science, and medicine. They were led by Tiglath Pilesser III, who introduced the first standing army.
- d A fringe civilization that formed at the junction of Phoenicia and Mesopotamia. Made a system of taxation on whoever passed by that allowed them to prosper.
- e This was useful because dogs were like a shield between hunters and their prey, and because dogs are good guards. This occurred at the time of the Aurignacians.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The oldest known tools, made by chipping stones to produce a sharper edge. Made by Homo Habilis.
- An epic, monomyth, that describes Gilgamesh the King's journey to become a better man. (remember Enkidu, his brother)
- A wetter, warmer period of time between ice ages.
- The study of the writing/study of history.
- The three qualities that a good theory should have.
5 True/False questions
Cedar Forest → Items too large or permanent to be taken to a lab.
Enculturation → Over the years, humans developed a sense of __________ this allowed them to be more creative and helped Homo Sapiens survive Homo Neanderthalensis.
Nimrud → When cultures adopt or do not adopt new ways of thinking and producing, history is shaped. Ex: new businessman overthrew aristocracy, American Revolution, etc.
Shamanism\Animism → Evolved from Australopithecus. Could eat meat, a factor that contributed to its growing brain size. It was a scavenger, a jack-of-all-trades. It used the first tools (mainly chipped stones and sticks). Evolved into Homo Ergastor
Australopithecus → A society that formed at the junction of Egypt and Mesopotamia. There were many trade routes through them, and they became very good at trading between the two societies.