5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Thutmosis I & Thutmosis III
- a Pharaohs of the New Kingdom, they conquered Nubia, Palestine, and Phoenicia.
- b Successor of Akhenaten, he undid the religious changes, moved the capital back to Thebes, but the empire was failing.
- c A mixture of local people and Indo European immigrants, founders of the Hittite Empire, first Indo Europeans to use iron. Assimilated other cultures and religions into its empire, transformed the culture of Mesopotamia, and passed it on to Mycenaean Greeks. Empire was destroyed by the Sea People.
- d "Old Stone." 2,500,000 - 10,000 B.C. People were hunter-gatherers, nomadic, lived in small groups of 20-30, and made tools, weapons and shelters which became increasingly sophisticated. The cave paintings date from this era.
- e Creators of the Mesopotamian civilization. By 3000 B.c. they had established several independent cities in southern Mesopotamia including Eridu, Ur, Uruk, Umma, and Lagash.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 2186 - 2125 B.C. An age of prosperity and splendor when the largest pyramids were built and Memphis was the capital. The kings were considered divine and distant from the people.
- A Hittite king (1370-1330 B.C.) who established control from Western Turkey to Northern Syria, destroyed the power of the Mitanni kingdom, formed an alliance with Egypt and conquered Syria.
- Characteristics 1) Urban focus. 2) Distinct religious structure. 3) New political and military structure. 4) New social structure based on economic power. 5) Development of writing. 6) New forms of significant artistic and intellectual activity.
- "Upright human being." Emerged 1.5 million years ago, used more varied tools and was the first hominid to leave Africa and move to Europe and Asia.
- A subset of Homo Sapiens, appeared in 100,000 B.C.. Remains have been found in Europe and the Middle East. Used a variety of stone tools and were the first early humans to bury their dead.
5 True/False questions
Australopithecines → "Old Stone." 2,500,000 - 10,000 B.C. People were hunter-gatherers, nomadic, lived in small groups of 20-30, and made tools, weapons and shelters which became increasingly sophisticated. The cave paintings date from this era.
Homo Sapiens → Third stage of human development, appeared 250,000 years ago.
Book of the Dead → 3000 B.C.
Theocracy → Government by divine authority.
Hammurabi → A massive stepped tower on which sat a temple.