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History of the World in Christian Perspective Chapter 2 Review 7th grade

From Sumer to Canaan chapter 2 review test 1 material
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the father of the nation Israel
Abraham
the Akkadian king who conquered the Sumerians
Sargon the Great
the king of Babylon who united all of Mesopotamia under his rule
Hammurabi
Jacob's son who was sold into slavery by his brothers
Joseph
a part of the world where the continents of Africa, Asia, and Europe meet
Middle East
one of the most important cities of the land of Sumer; the city where God called Abraham to leave
Ur
an area in the Middle East known for its ability to grow crops and its shape like a crescent moon
Fertile Crescent
one of two great rivers in the Fertile Crescent who's name means "arrow"
Tigris River
one of the two great rivers in the Fertile Crescent who's name means "fruitful"
Euphrates River
the land between and immediately around the Tigris and Euphrates; who's name means "land between the rivers"
Mesopotamia
the center of the ancient world
Canaan
the valley also called Armageddon that will be the last battleground of world history
Megiddo
the scattering of people over the earth
dispersion
wedge-shaped writing
cuneiform
on who worships many gods
polytheist
one who worships only one god
monotheist
one who makes men into gods
humanist
the god of the sky
Anu
a tower built in tiers or stages, each stage smaller than the one beneath, all atop a large mound of clay or debris
ziggurat
the moon god that supposedly owned the city of Ur
Nanna
rule by one city or people over other cities or peoples
empire
a group of people appointed by a ruler to help him govern
bureaucracy
the sun god who supposedly gave Hammurabi authority to make his code of laws
Shamash
rules people follow in living together
laws
making the laws known
promulgation
all people who commit the same crime should be punished in the same way
equality under the law
the chief god of Babylon who became the king of all the gods
Marduk
Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob
Patriarchs
a nation or people living in its own land with its own government
nation state
the chief god of the Canaanites
Baal