Geography, Fertile Crescent, Egypt Study Guide
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What are the imaginary east-west lines that circle the globe and are often called parallels?
What is the weather like at 0 degrees latitude?
Hot and tropical
The line at 0 degrees latitude is also known as the____.
How many degrees of longitude are there between 15 degrees E and 45 degrees E?______
Through which city does the Prime Meridian run?
What kind of map features country borders and capitals?
What are the Five Themes of Geography?
Human-Environment Interaction, Region, Movement, Location, Place
A map that shows how the land looks is called a ____map.
Latitude and longitude are used to describe the ____location of a place.
How people interact with their environment is known as_____
What do we call the Mesopotamian system of writing?
Between which two rivers was Mesopotamia?
Tigris and Euphrates
What is the worship of many gods?
A.D. stands for...
The sixteenth century covers the years...
What year marks the approximate beginning of civilization in Sumer?
Egypt and the Akkadian Empire both shared which sea as a border?
In what modern Middle Eastern country is most of the Tigris-Euphrates Valley located?
What is one reason so many groups of people established civilizations in Mesopotamia?
Who conquered the Sumerians in 1759 B.C.?
The Sumerians are known for the development of which innovation?
The oldest known law code surviving today is...
How many days long was a year according to the Sumerian calendar?
Numbers in Sumer were probably first used to keep records of
Which holiday commemorates the time in history when Jews were freed from slavery in Egypt?
Who rescued the Israelites from slavery in Egypt and led them in the desert for forty years?
Sargon of Akkad and Hammurabi of Babylon were similar in that both were considered to be...
In what order did the following groups rule Mesopotamia: Akkadians, Babylonians, Sumerians
Sumerians, Akkadians, Babylonians
How many laws are included in Hammurabi's Code?
What aspect of life was not addressed by a law in Hammurabi's code?
In which direction does the Nile River flow?
A government ruled by religious leaders such as priests or a monarch thought to be divine is called a
During the Old Kingdom, the top of Egyptian society was/were the
Which pharaoh was a woman?
How long did the Egyptian monarchy last after Menes unified Upper and Lower Egypt?
Who was the first pharaoh of Egypt?
Which pharaoh wanted people to only worship the sun god?
Who was the Egyptian god of the underworld?
What was "Ka" to the ancient Egyptians?