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5 Matching questions

  1. Theism
  2. Irrigation
  3. Specialization\Division of Labor
  4. Homo Sapiens
  5. Enculturation
  1. a By being a part of a culture, one learns its customs.
  2. b Evolved from Homo Heidelbergensis. Out-hunted Neanderthals, causing them to die out. Was almost extinct because of harsh climate.
  3. c Belief in gods\higher beings.
  4. d When a village would dig channels from the river to the planting fields in such a way that when the river flooded each year, the channels filled with water, giving the plants water.
  5. e As societies progressed, there was a need for more specialized workers, so this occurred.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Leader of Babylon, made his famous code of laws (more on that later).
  2. The Hittite general who led at the Battle of Kadesh. He exiled the Hittite king, causing a civil war that destroyed the Hittites.
  3. A pair of scrolls that were found in a hidden compartment in a burial cave near Jerusalem. These scrolls had two prayers from the Bible and dated to about the 7th century BC. This proved that the Bible was being written at least by this time.
  4. When the Neo-Babylonians came to power, they did this to the Hebrews, destroying Jerusalem in the process. This united the Hebrews however, and caused them to stop worshiping Asherah and finish the Bible.
  5. The first ruler of Israel, he united the 12 warring tribes to form Israel.

5 True/False questions

  1. MarxWhen cultures adopt or do not adopt new ways of thinking and producing, history is shaped. Ex: new businessman overthrew aristocracy, American Revolution, etc.


  2. Great Leaps TheoryA challenge of historians; Choosing what to record, not everything can be recorded. Leads to an incomplete view.


  3. ZigguratItems too large or permanent to be taken to a lab.


  4. IsraelA society that formed out of a canaan uprising and believed in the Hebrew religion.


  5. PhoeniciaThe society that formed on the shore of the Mediterranean and established itself through trade. This society traded from its seemingly endless supply of cedar trees, and also made boats form these cedars, increasing their trade capacity. Eventually this society treaded raw goods for finished products, and as they became excellent craftsmen, they were able to sell for more.