SS Chapter 4 - Section 1 - Egypt Under the Pharaohs - 6th Grade World History - Pearson
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Terms in this set (20)
What is a group of rocky rapid water called?
What is an area of sediment--soil or minerals carried by water--deposited at the mouth of a river?
Who is a skilled worker who practices a handicraft?
What is another name for a king?
What is the name of a ruling family?
What is a system of offices and officials that handle the business of government?
What is a body preserved by a special process called?
What is the world's largest river?
Where does the Blue Nile and the White Nile meet to form the Nile River?
What is the region upstream from the Mediterranean?
The Nile influenced the Egyptian food supply in two ways: a) boosted the supply when it flooded well and) it reduced the supply when it over flooded or it did not flood enough
How did the Nile influence the Egyptian food supply?
Simple earth walls were developed to hold the Nile's waters and keep soil moist. This allowed farming to be productive.
How did technology aid Egypt's food production?
With the increased food production not everyone had to produce food, some people could engage in other activities such as arts and crafts.
How did increased food production affect people's livelihoods?
Power usually passed between the members of the ruling dynasty.
How did dynasties affect Egyptian government?
The pharaoh was seen as a god, so people obeyed him.
Explain how ancient Egyptian religion supported the power of the pharaoh.
Yearly flooding of the Nile
What was the Black Land was caused by?
Lack of access by boats makes trade more difficult.
Why might it be significant that cataracts make traveling upstream difficult on the Nile?
The Black Land because it was more fertile and crops could grow there.
What was more valuable to the Egyptians, the Black Land or the Red Land?
First they lived a good life to ensure they would have an afterlife. Second, they had their bodies preserved after death.
What two things did Egyptians do to prepare for the afterlife?
How many levels were there on the social pyramid of Egypt?
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