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  1. Old Kingdom
  2. Hittites
  3. Paleolithic
  4. Sargon
  5. Ziggurat
  1. a "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.
  2. b Leader of the Akkadians, a semitic people north of Sumeria, who overran the Sumerian city states in 2340 B.C. and established his own empire. Brought prosperity but his successors couldn't keep it going and the Sumerian City states re-established themselves for a final time before being conquered by Hammurabi.
  3. 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.
  4. d 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.
  5. e A massive stepped tower on which sat a temple.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Hammurabi was the 6th king of the Amorite dynasty.
  2. 2055 - 1650 B.C. An era of stability and vitality during which government was reorganized, fortified, and the country expanded.
  3. Government by divine authority.
  4. "New Stone." 10,000 - 4000 B.C. People developed agriculture and raised livestock, stopped being nomadic, started living in permanent larger cities, developed specialized trades, divided labor, and men came to dominate society.
  5. The first hominids. They lived in East and South Africa 3-4 million years ago and made the first simple stone tools.

5 True/False questions

  1. Mesopotamia"New Stone." 10,000 - 4000 B.C. People developed agriculture and raised livestock, stopped being nomadic, started living in permanent larger cities, developed specialized trades, divided labor, and men came to dominate society.

          

  2. Polytheism"New Stone." 10,000 - 4000 B.C. People developed agriculture and raised livestock, stopped being nomadic, started living in permanent larger cities, developed specialized trades, divided labor, and men came to dominate society.

          

  3. Ma'atA spiritual precept that conveyed the idea of truth and justice, especially right order and harmony.

          

  4. Amenhotep IVChanged his name to Akhenaten and prohibited any worship except to the got Aten, causing religious strife. He changed the capital, ignored foreign affairs and lost Syria and Palestine.

          

  5. SuppilulimasA 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.

          

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