HWS test #1
Terms in this set (48)
the monotheistic religion of the Jews.
religious laws of Judaism and Christianity(Mosaic Laws)
The first five books of Jewish Scripture, which they believe are by Moses, are called this
Founder of Judaism
Six elements of culture
Geography/relegion/achievements/political systems/economic systems/social systems
the physical features of an area
a set of spiritual beliefs, values, and practices
a success, something you have managed to do.
Government structures that are designed to help keep order and provide for the common defense
The method used by a society to produce and distribute goods and services
How different people are grouped in society and how they interact with each other
division of labor
Division of work into a number of separate tasks to be performed by different workers
Surplus of food
Due to improved farming systems surplus of crops became available and allowed society to grow larger
Form of writing
Expansion of trade brought the need to keep records so people needed a written language to pass on ideas
Government resolved slowly as a result of cooperation between farmers
a system of organizing time that defines the beginning, length, and divisions of a year
Young pharaoh whose intact burial tomb was found in 1922
Switched religion to the following of different gods
An Egyptian leader who united both upper and lower Egypt into one kingdom
a king of ancient Egypt, considered a god as well as a political leader
Book of the Dead
scrolls that served as a guide for the afterlife in ancient Egypt
the doctrine or belief that there is only one God.
Belief in more than one god
The spread of ideas, customs, and technologies from one people to another
an emphasis on right conduct and the worship of one God
The name of the first culture in the world to develop cities.
"Semitic people" north of the Sumerian city-states
Hammurabi ruled and was a civilization of mostly farmers with active traders
group of people who lived in modern-day Turkey who were really warlike and made the first use of iron weapons
The people of Assyria who destroyed Israel's Northern Kingdom in 722 BC. Also made great use of the calvary
A Southwest Asian people who helped to destroy the Assyrian Empire.
The longest raining empire that started taxes and had kings that were monotheistic
people of Southwest Asia who began to trade around 1100 B.C. Had purple dye and used water for trade
An ocean-trading people of the Fertile Crescent; inventors of money
The name given to the People of God, later known as the Israelites, Israel, or the Jews.
the process by which people achieve their full potential
Needs that enable people to fulfill inner desires.
belongingness and love needs
a basic desire to establish and maintain meaningful interpersonal relationships
basic physical or biological needs required by every human being to sustain life
the branch of geography dealing with natural features and processes
The identification, evaluation, and selection of information
Figuring out where information was created
A careful reading that is attentive to organization, figurative language, to evaluate an authors claim and evidence
evidence that confirms or supports a statement, theory, or finding; confirmation
point of view
The perspective from which a story is told or how different people see an event
Argument for or against something
A retelling of the most important parts of what was read.