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World history unit 1
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What was the location of Nebuchadnezzar's hanging gardens, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world?
Great Wall of China
What great structure was created by forced labor to protect China from attacks by northern nomads?
What city became a major center for the manufacture of iron weapons and tools?
Which empire became known for its cruelty to conquered peoples in Mesopotamia, Syria, Palestine, Anatolia, and Egypt?
The Royal road
What famous structure did King Darius build to unite the Persian Empire?
. Which kingdom saw itself as the guardians of Egyptian civilization after the Libyans were ousted from Egypt?
Which group of nomads invaded Egypt in chariots and ruled Egypt for about 70 years?
Which Chinese philosophy stressed that social order, harmony, and good government could be restored by organizing society around five basic relationships?
Which empire was ruled by Cyrus, who was famous for his kind treatment of the peoples he conquered?
Which philosophy was the Qin ruler Shi Huangdi following when he burned "useless" books, created forced labor, and murdered hundreds of scholars?
What occurred about the same time Sargon established his empire?
. Trade between Mesopotamia and the Indus Valley developed.
What was the approximate population at the beginning and at the end of the agricultural revolution?
5 million and 90 million
What ruler was famous for a uniform code of laws that unified his empire?
Which early civilization had the first carefully planned cities with sophisticated plumbing?
What is the region in Southwest Asia where the first civilization arose?
In which form of writing did pictures stand for ideas?
What is a deposit of fertile, windblown soil called?
Which ruler was considered to be both a king and a god?
What is a series of rulers that come from a single family?
In which form of Egyptian writing did pictures stand for both ideas and sounds?
What is the belief in many gods?
Which kings consulted the gods through the use of oracle bones?
Which river ran next to the cities of Yangzhou and Panlongcheng?
the Chang Jiang
When did Narmer unite Upper and Lower Egypt?
Which city did the Royal Road run through?
To which continents did Homo erectus migrate from Africa?
Asia and Europe
When did the first civilization develop?
What is the term for the unique way of life of a group of people?
What was the dramatic and far-reaching change in human life caused by the discovery of farming?
What ancient city was founded on the banks of the Euphrates River?
What ancient village, located in what is now Turkey, is known for its obsidian products and colorful wall paintings?
What economic activity characterized the advanced cities in Sumer?
What was the system of writing that the Sumerian scribes created?
What are trade, specialized work, government, record keeping, and advanced technology characteristics of?
What early species of hominids was the first to migrate, to use tools, to use fire, and perhaps to develop the beginnings of spoken language?
What substance did Sumer's metalworkers create to make their tools harder than copper?
The disappearance of which early species of hominids 30,000 years ago still has archaeologists baffled?
At what fossil site did archaeologists find the earliest Homo sapiens remains?
Mladec, Czech Republic
This map shows the extent of glaciers at what time period?
When did the Indus Valley civilization collapse?
What was the approximate global temperature 1,000 years ago?
In what city did the Royal Road begin in the west?
Which natural feature was the location of Ancient China?
North China plain
What region of the Shang Dynasty did the Zhou not occupy?
The land south of the Chang Jiang
What natural barrier lies between India and China?
Which of the following was NOT a province of the Persian Empire?
What was the average global temperature at the time when agriculture began?
What is the northernmost fossil site of Homo erectus remains?
At what time did the Egyptians and the Mesopotamians begin to trade with one another?
What three things did Confucius (the Master) believe a ruler must provide, and how did he rank them in importance?
Make food supplies sufficient, provide an adequate army, and give the people reasons to have faith. He ranked them from most to least important.
What was located to the east of ancient China?
About how many years ago did the beginnings of agriculture take place?
At which of the following fossil sites did archaeologists find the earliest Homo erectus remains?
During what period of time were hominids hunter-gatherers?
25,000 to 10,000 years ago
Which of the following cities was closest to the Tropic of Cancer?
Which province lay on the Arabian Sea?
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