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History Chapters 1-9

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evolution
false idea that man began as an animal
Canaanites
known for no great accomplishments
Sumerians
known for writing and the wheel
Mao Tse-tung
leader of Chinese Communists
Hatshepsut
only woman pharaoh of ancient Egypt
Adoniram Judson
Father of American Missions
Rosetta Stone
key to understanding hieroglyphics
Tokyo
capital of Japan
Ankara
capital of Turkey
Mt. Kilimanjaro
Africa's highest mountain
Hanging Gardens
Babylonians
oil
Middle East's most important natural resource
coins
Lydians
Hudson Taylor
Father of Faith Missions
Iran
country was once called Persia
Christ's coming to earth
event that divides time into B.C. and A.D.
Beijing
capital of China
is abba
capital of Thailand
Madagascar
fourth largest island in the world
Dar es Salaam
capital of Tanzania
Khama
righteous Batswana chief
Taipei
Taiwan
the gospel, stable government, natural resources
needs of Africa today
New Delhi
capital of India
Barbary Coast
located on the Mediterranean Sea
Cairo
capital of Egypt
Seoul
capital of South Korea
Hittites
early empire builders
Jerusalem
capital of Israel
Baghdad
capital of Iraq
Japan
"Land of the Rising Sun"
reincarnation
belief that when a person dies his soul is reborn in some other newborn man or animal
David Livingstone
greatest missionary-explorer to Africa
Damascus
capital of Syria
Khartoum
capital of Sudan
Ethiopian eunuch
first known African Christian
shadoof
Egyptian device for irrigating crops
Kinshasa
capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Mary Slessor
Queen of the Cannibals
Indus
river valley where Indian civilization began
Sudan
largest country in Africa
Tanzania
where Serengeti National Park is located
Nelson Mandela
first black president of South Africa
Indonesia
once called the Spice Islands
Pygmies
short descendants of the original inhabitants of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Addis Ababa
capital of Ethiopia
Phoenicians
known for the alphabet
Abraham
God called him out of Ur and promised him the land of Canaan
Anwar Sadat
first Egyptian leader to make peace with Israel
Timbuktu
famous learning center in Africa
Sudd
world's largest swamp
Liberia and Ethiopia
two African countries that were never colonies
Nairobi
capital of Kenya
Cape Town
one capital of South Africa
cuneiform
Sumerian wedge-shaped writing
Hinduism
religion that did not begin in the Middle East
Arabic
language spoken by most people in the Middle East today
Aswan High Dam
structure built to control flooding of the Nile
Cairo
largest city in Africa
Suez Canal
waterway separating Africa and Asia
Lake Victoria
second largest freshwater lake in the world
Strait of Gibraltar
body of water connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Atlantic Ocean