Egyptians could move goods up the Nile because...
it flowed from south to north
The Rosetta stone was important because it...
helped decode hieroglypics
Hatshepsut was unusual amoung Egyptian rulers because...
she was female
Scholars have been able to learn much about anicent Egypt because of...
In Egypt, _______ had absolute, or unlimted power.
Historians divide much of Egyptian history into three periods: __________, ___________, and __________.
Amenhotep IV's attempt to make Egyptians monotheistic was defeated by _________.
In the Egyptian Old Kingdon, pharohs...
led the government
served as judges
were army generals
How did the pharohs lose power at the end of the Old Kingdom era?
the priests and nobles rebeled and took over
At the end of the Middle Kingdom, Egypt was taken over by the...
What kind of war tools helped defeat Egpyt?
The chariot and the compound bow
The great pyrmaids were...
tombs for the pharohs
What city is located on the Euphrates River?
What body of water lies to the east of Babylon?
What contribuded to the power of Thebes?
Thebes was on the Nile so it had good transportation
How did Egypt's geography contribute to its development of a great culture?
It was close to many bodies of water so it had fertile soil and an abundance of water and it kept out unwanted visitors
What did Amenhotep IV try to do?
He tried to make everyone monotheistic with the sun god
Why were the Egyptians successful traders?
they had an abundance of food to trade