Social Studies, Chapter 4, Ancient Egypt & Kush
Chapter 4 Ancient Egypt & Kush History 6th Grade
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Chapter 4 Ancient Egypt & Kush
Chapter4 Ancient Egypt & Kush
How did Egyptian civilization develop?
Farms grew into villages and then into cities
The political order of Egypt around 3200 BC was based on
Wealthy farmers who emerged as leaders
What did NOT cause social classes to appear during the Old Kingdom?
How was Egypt able to build pyramids and temples?
It collected taxes from the people
Why was Egypt a leading military power by the 1400s BC
It was a rich country
What factor contributed most to the growth of trade in the New Kingdom?
Egypt's conquest of distant lands
Why were tombs filled with art, jewelry, and other treasures?
Egyptians believed the dead enjoyed such materials in the afterlife.
What demonstrates that Egypt and Kush lived in peace with each other?
Kush and Egypt traded with each other.
What was the effect of Egypt's conquest of Kush in 1500 BC?
Kushite culture became more like Egyptian culture.
How did Kushites begin to learn about other cultures?
Kushite merchants began to trade with people from other cultures.
Meroitic, the Kushite written language was
Developed by the Kushites
What was significant about Queen Shanakhdakheto?
She was the first woman to rule Kush.
Which area was probably the largest source of gold for the Egyptians?
The Nubian Desert
The southern part of ancient EGYPT was called
The Egyptians began to build pyramids during the
Mentuhotep the Second
United the Middle Kingdom around 2050 BC
Helped historians understand hieroglyphics
Attacked Egypt in the 700s BC
The Mediterranean Sea made it easy for other countries to invade Egypt
The Egyptians built pyramids for all people who died.
The rule of Mentuhotep the Second began the Middle Kingdom.
The Egyptians believed that temples were the homes of gods.
By the 300s AD Kush was at the height of its power.
Egypt's first pharaoh
Imaginary creature with the body of a lion and the head of another animal
Pharaoh best known for monuments built to him
Specially treated bodies wrapped in cloth
The application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes
Binding legal agreements
A long lasting paper-like material made from reeds
A tall four-sided pillar that is pointed on top
A system of people in different lands who trade goods
Leader of the Aksumite army that involved Kush in 350 AD