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Unit 2-Ancient Civilizations
Desert
Fertile
Hieroglyphics
Pyramid
Dry area
Good Dirt
Egyptian Writing
Desert
Dry area
Fertile
Good Dirt
25 terms
Unit 2 Ancient Civilizations Vocabulary
Pharaoh
Treaty
Social Pyramid
Status
a ruler of ancient Egypt
a written agreement by which two or more states agree to peac…
a pyramid outline showing the positions of social classes acc…
Your social level or importance in society
Pharaoh
a ruler of ancient Egypt
Treaty
a written agreement by which two or more states agree to peac…
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Unit 2: Ancient Civilizations
Cuneiform
Polytheism
Monotheism
Characteristics of Civilization
"wedge shaped"; a system of writing developed by the Sumerian…
belief in many gods
belief in one God
Cities, Record Keeping, Government, Religion, Social Structur…
Cuneiform
"wedge shaped"; a system of writing developed by the Sumerian…
Polytheism
belief in many gods
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Ancient Civilizations: Unit 2
prehistory
hominid
ancestor
tool
The time before people invented writing
The early human ancestors
a relative from far in the past
things that people made by hand that they use, like a hammer
prehistory
The time before people invented writing
hominid
The early human ancestors
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Unit 2: Ancient River Civilizations
civilization
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
Sumer
Characterized by political patterns, social patterns, economi…
"land between the rivers" - Tigris and Euphrates Rivers; incl…
Arch of fertile land stretching from the Persian Gulf to the…
First large settlement to rise in Mesopotamia; had all charac…
civilization
Characterized by political patterns, social patterns, economi…
Mesopotamia
"land between the rivers" - Tigris and Euphrates Rivers; incl…
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Unit 2: Ancient River Valley Civilizations
Where are the Nile River, Nile River D…
What are the features of the Nile Rive…
What are the resources of the Nile Riv…
Why did early man settle in the Nile R…
in and around Egypt
the Nile River is the longest river in the world, and many im…
limestone, alabaster, basalt
the Nile provided water, food, transportation, and fertile so…
Where are the Nile River, Nile River D…
in and around Egypt
What are the features of the Nile Rive…
the Nile River is the longest river in the world, and many im…
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Unit 2: Ancient Civilizations
Climate
Topography
Region
Flooding
Severe heat caused droughts
-Many civilizations chose their location based on water sourc…
A division of a country that has noticeable characteristics,…
Destroyed crops, but left behind fertile soil
Climate
Severe heat caused droughts
Topography
-Many civilizations chose their location based on water sourc…
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Ancient Civilizations and the Bible - Unit 2 - The Rise of Civilizations
Fertile Crescent
Sumer
archeology
people group
A geographical area of fertile land in the Middle East stretc…
A region of city-states in Mesopotamia that was home to the f…
the study of ancient cultures based on artifacts and other re…
class
Fertile Crescent
A geographical area of fertile land in the Middle East stretc…
Sumer
A region of city-states in Mesopotamia that was home to the f…
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Unit 2 Ancient Civilizations Vocabulary
Agricultural Revolution
Sumerians
Hammurabi's Code
Sargon the Great
a great change in the way people lived as a result of the gro…
early group of people that developed irrigation, built ziggur…
one of the first set of written laws
Assyrian leader who created one of the world's first empires…
Agricultural Revolution
a great change in the way people lived as a result of the gro…
Sumerians
early group of people that developed irrigation, built ziggur…
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Unit 2: Ancient Civilizations Review
Fertile Crescent
Indus River Valley
Mesopotamia
Ancient Egypt
A large arc of rich, or fertile, farmland in the Middle East
Location of the first Indian Civilization
"land between the rivers"... A region between the Tigris and Eup…
Ancient civilization located primarily along the Nile River.
Fertile Crescent
A large arc of rich, or fertile, farmland in the Middle East
Indus River Valley
Location of the first Indian Civilization
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Unit 2: Ancient Civilizations & Cultures
Civilization
specialization
complex institutions
advanced technology
a form of culture characterized by cities, specialized worker…
one of the five indicators of civilization; the development o…
one of the five indicators of civilization; a long lasting pa…
one of the five indicators of civilization; the development o…
Civilization
a form of culture characterized by cities, specialized worker…
specialization
one of the five indicators of civilization; the development o…
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Unit 2-Ancient Civilizations (M, E, C)
Fertile
Plain
irrigation
ziggurat
good dirt
Flat land
water for growing things
temple in Mesopotamia
Fertile
good dirt
Plain
Flat land
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Unit 2 Ancient Civilizations
Euphrates river
Crescent
Civilization
Pharoah
The Western of the two rivers defining the ancient civilizati…
The fertile _____ is a distinctive shaped region
The fertile Crescent is often called the cradle of _____
An Egyptian god or goddess
Euphrates river
The Western of the two rivers defining the ancient civilizati…
Crescent
The fertile _____ is a distinctive shaped region
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2016 Unit 2 Ancient Civilizations
Paleolithic Era
Nomads
Hominids
Indigenous
Time period where people hunted and gathered for food; The Ol…
People who moved from place to place, hunting and gathering t…
Members of the group of the earliest human species or human l…
originating in the country or region where found, native;
Paleolithic Era
Time period where people hunted and gathered for food; The Ol…
Nomads
People who moved from place to place, hunting and gathering t…
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Unit 2: Ancient River Valley Civilizations
Urban
Civilization
Characteristics of civilization
division of labor
city environment
learned behaviors that form an urban culture
urban environment... organized government... organized religion... d…
everyone has their own job to do- farmer, merchant., artisan,…
Urban
city environment
Civilization
learned behaviors that form an urban culture
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2016 Unit 2 Ancient Civilizations
Paleolithic Era
Nomads
Hominids
Indigenous
Time period where people hunted and gathered for food; The Ol…
People who moved from place to place, hunting and gathering t…
Members of the group of the earliest human species or human l…
originating in the country or region where found, native;
Paleolithic Era
Time period where people hunted and gathered for food; The Ol…
Nomads
People who moved from place to place, hunting and gathering t…
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Unit 2: Ancient Civilizations
Artisan
Calligraphy
Cataract
City-State
Skilled Artist
Fancy Handwriting
Waterfall
Political unit made up of a city and the surrounding lands.
Artisan
Skilled Artist
Calligraphy
Fancy Handwriting
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Unit 2: Ancient River Civilizations
civilization
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
Sumer
Characterized by political patterns, social patterns, economi…
"land between the rivers" - Tigris and Euphrates Rivers; incl…
Arch of fertile land stretching from the Persian Gulf to the…
First large settlement to rise in Mesopotamia; had all charac…
civilization
Characterized by political patterns, social patterns, economi…
Mesopotamia
"land between the rivers" - Tigris and Euphrates Rivers; incl…
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Unit 2: Ancient Civilizations
Prehistory
Neolithic Revolution
Nomads/Nomadic
Hunter-Gatherers
The period of time before written history
The transition from nomadic hunting and gathering communities…
People who move from one place to another instead of living i…
A member of nomadic people who live chiefly by hunting, fishi…
Prehistory
The period of time before written history
Neolithic Revolution
The transition from nomadic hunting and gathering communities…
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Unit 2 Ancient Civilizations
Hominid
Paleolithic Age
Neolithic Age
Homo sapiens
a primate of a family ( Hominidae ) that includes humans and…
Of or relating to the cultural period of the Stone Age beginn…
...
...
Hominid
a primate of a family ( Hominidae ) that includes humans and…
Paleolithic Age
Of or relating to the cultural period of the Stone Age beginn…
29 terms
Unit 2: Ancient Civilizations
Prehistory
Neolithic Revolution
Nomads/Nomadic
Hunter-Gatheres
The time before written records
The major change in human life caused by the beginnings of fa…
A member of a group that has no permanent home, wandering fro…
A group of people that was constantly moving in search of food
Prehistory
The time before written records
Neolithic Revolution
The major change in human life caused by the beginnings of fa…
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Ancient Civilizations Unit 2
Indian Subcontinent
Indus River
Ganges River
Deccan
Shaped like a triangle hanging from the southern ridge of Asi…
this river has a river valley that has a moderate climate and…
One of the chief regions of Indian culture
A plateau that extends from the Ganges Valley to the southern…
Indian Subcontinent
Shaped like a triangle hanging from the southern ridge of Asi…
Indus River
this river has a river valley that has a moderate climate and…
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Unit 2 - Ancient Civilizations
Paleolithic
Neolithic
Revolution
Agricultural revolution
Early stone age
Later stone age
A sudden and significant change in the old way of doing somet…
The change from hunting and gathering, to farming
Paleolithic
Early stone age
Neolithic
Later stone age
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Unit 2 Test Review - Ancient Civilizations
Bureaucracy
Caste
Indigenous
Empire
A large, complex organization made up of appointed officials
A hereditary social class in Hindu society
Native to a certain area
A group of states or territories controlled by one ruler
Bureaucracy
A large, complex organization made up of appointed officials
Caste
A hereditary social class in Hindu society
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world history : unit 2 : ancient civilizations
fertile crescent
Mesopotamia
Sumerian religion
ziggurat
sretches from the persian gulf to the mediterranean sea
between the Tigris and Euphrates River. location of the Sumer…
polytheism (worship of many gods)
large stepped platform topped by a temple dedicated to the ci…
fertile crescent
sretches from the persian gulf to the mediterranean sea
Mesopotamia
between the Tigris and Euphrates River. location of the Sumer…
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Unit 2: Ancient River Valley Civilizations
Fertile Crescent
Settlements
Irrigation
Mesopotamia
Fertile area of land located in South West Asia
are permanent or temporary communities in which people live o…
A way of supplying water to an area of land
Land between two rivers; between Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Fertile Crescent
Fertile area of land located in South West Asia
Settlements
are permanent or temporary communities in which people live o…
Unit 2-Ancient Civilizations and Cultures
Clash of Civilizations
Alexander the Great
Rome
The Apostle Paul
The first major clash was between the Greeks and the Persians…
Son of Phillip the second, King of Macedon, and conquered Per…
On the Italian peninsula, the first Roman Republic was establ…
One of the most influential people in the Christian faith, wh…
Clash of Civilizations
The first major clash was between the Greeks and the Persians…
Alexander the Great
Son of Phillip the second, King of Macedon, and conquered Per…
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Unit 2: Ancient River Valley Civilizations WHI.3
river valleys provided:
when river valley civilizations emerged
Mesopotamian civilization
Egyptian civilization
water and rich soil for crops as well as protection from inva…
about 3500 to 500 BCE
Tigris and Euphrates river valley (Southwest Asia)
Nile River Valley and Nile Delta (Africa)
river valleys provided:
water and rich soil for crops as well as protection from inva…
when river valley civilizations emerged
about 3500 to 500 BCE
World History Unit 2 : Ancient Civilizations
Ascetic
Defity
Rajah
Subcontinent
Person who denies himself pleasure and comforts
To make god of; worship as a god
Ruler or chief in India
Large mass of land that is still smaller then a continent
Ascetic
Person who denies himself pleasure and comforts
Defity
To make god of; worship as a god
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Unit 2 Ancient River Valley Civilizations
Civilization
cultural diffusion
Fertile Crescent
city-state
A complex, highly organized social order
The spread of ideas, customs, and technologies from one peopl…
An arc of rich farmland in between the Persian Gulf and Medit…
a city and the surrounding lands
Civilization
A complex, highly organized social order
cultural diffusion
The spread of ideas, customs, and technologies from one peopl…
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Unit 2: Ancient Civilizations through the renaissance
civilization
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
Sumer
Characterized by political patterns, social patterns, economi…
"land between the rivers" - Tigris and Euphrates Rivers; incl…
Arch of fertile land stretching from the Persian Gulf to the…
First large settlement to rise in Mesopotamia; had all charac…
civilization
Characterized by political patterns, social patterns, economi…
Mesopotamia
"land between the rivers" - Tigris and Euphrates Rivers; incl…
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Ancient Civilizations Vocabulary (Unit 2)
The Stone Age
Paleolithic Age
Neolithic Age
Stable Food Supply
characterized by the use of stone tools
The Old Stone Age
The New Stone Age
Planting and harvesting crops and domesticating animals provi…
The Stone Age
characterized by the use of stone tools
Paleolithic Age
The Old Stone Age
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SS unit 2 Ancient Civilizations
Civilization
Specialization
Complex Institutions
Patriarchy
the stage of human social development that is considered most…
certain tasks were performed by certain people based on their…
any structure used to govern the behavior of people around it
a system of society or government in which the father or elde…
Civilization
the stage of human social development that is considered most…
Specialization
certain tasks were performed by certain people based on their…
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Unit 2: River Valleys and Ancient Civilizations
Sumerian Civilization
Akkadian Empire
Babylonians/ Amorites
Hittites
-By 3000 BC Sumerians had built many city states in Fertile C…
Akkad= 1st empire in history (Mediterranean Sea to Iran)... - Sa…
-Capital: Babylon... -Hammurabi: Amorite King... -Wrote Code of La…
-Centered in Asia Minor (Turkey/ Anatolia)... -Discovered Iron W…
Sumerian Civilization
-By 3000 BC Sumerians had built many city states in Fertile C…
Akkadian Empire
Akkad= 1st empire in history (Mediterranean Sea to Iran)... - Sa…
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Unit2 AncientCivilizations of NA
arctic
irrigation
adobe
kiva
extremely cold, polar region. Home to most Inuits.
man made solution to providing water.
brick made of sun-dried clay that is reinforced with straw.
large underground chamber used by the Anasazi Indians for cel…
arctic
extremely cold, polar region. Home to most Inuits.
irrigation
man made solution to providing water.
53 terms
Unit 2: Ancient Civilizations & Cultures
Civilization
specialization
complex institutions
advanced technology
a form of culture characterized by cities, specialized worker…
one of the five indicators of civilization; the development o…
one of the five indicators of civilization; a long lasting pa…
one of the five indicators of civilization; the development o…
Civilization
a form of culture characterized by cities, specialized worker…
specialization
one of the five indicators of civilization; the development o…
20 terms
Unit 2 Ancient Civilizations and Egypt
resource
domesticate
alphabet
civilization
supply of something that can be used as needed
change the growth of plants or behavior of animals that are u…
small set of letters or symbols, each of which stands for a s…
complex society that has cities, a well-organized government,…
resource
supply of something that can be used as needed
domesticate
change the growth of plants or behavior of animals that are u…
53 terms
Unit 2: Ancient Civilizations & Cultures
Civilization
specialization
complex institutions
advanced technology
a form of culture characterized by cities, specialized worker…
one of the five indicators of civilization; the development o…
one of the five indicators of civilization; a long lasting pa…
one of the five indicators of civilization; the development o…
Civilization
a form of culture characterized by cities, specialized worker…
specialization
one of the five indicators of civilization; the development o…
20 terms
Ancient Civilization Unit 2
Importance of the Nile River
Upper Egypt
Lower Egypt
Black Land
The Nile provided fertile land for growing food and constant…
the southern part of ancient Egypt
Area of Egypt closer to the delta, lower elevation, left side
fertile land on the banks of the Nile River
Importance of the Nile River
The Nile provided fertile land for growing food and constant…
Upper Egypt
the southern part of ancient Egypt
37 terms
Unit 2 - Human Origins & Ancient Civilizations
prehistory
anthropologists
paleontologists
archaeologists
the time period before humans began writing down information
scientists who study and compare the bones of early humans
scientists who study fossil remains
scientists who study artifacts left behind by humans
prehistory
the time period before humans began writing down information
anthropologists
scientists who study and compare the bones of early humans
41 terms
Unit 2: Ancient River Valley Civilizations
Settlements
Civilization
Irrigation
Fertile Crescent
Permanent or temporary communities in which people live or ha…
The process by which a society or place reaches an advanced s…
A way of supplying water to an area of land
Fertile area of land located in South West Asia
Settlements
Permanent or temporary communities in which people live or ha…
Civilization
The process by which a society or place reaches an advanced s…
39 terms
Ancient Civilization Terms TCI Unit 2
topography
papyrus
geography
nomad
the surface features of a place or region, refers to the shap…
a tough water plant used to make paper and rope in ancient ti…
the physical features of a region
a person that moves from place to place with no permanent home
topography
the surface features of a place or region, refers to the shap…
papyrus
a tough water plant used to make paper and rope in ancient ti…
29 terms
Unit 2: Ancient River Valley Civilizations
Prehistory
Neolithic Revolution
Nomad
Specialization
The time before written records
The major change in human life caused by the beginning of far…
A member of a group that has no permanent home, wandering fro…
The development of skills in a particular kind of work, such…
Prehistory
The time before written records
Neolithic Revolution
The major change in human life caused by the beginning of far…
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Unit 2, Lesson 1 Ancient Civilizations
artifact
anthropology
archaeology
evolve
product of human skill
science of human cultures
scientific study of remains of the past
to develop gradually
artifact
product of human skill
anthropology
science of human cultures
Unit 2- Ancient Civilizations and Religions
How did mesopotamia's geographic setti…
What civilization was divided into cit…
What were some religious beliefs of th…
How did the government of Mesopotamia…
1. There were few natural barriers, therefor crossroads were…
The Sumerian civilization was divided into city states, which…
The ancient Chinese believed in aminism, ancestor worship, or…
1. Hereditary rulers were seen as servants to gods.... 2. Enforc…
How did mesopotamia's geographic setti…
1. There were few natural barriers, therefor crossroads were…
What civilization was divided into cit…
The Sumerian civilization was divided into city states, which…
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SS Unit 2: Ancient Civilizations-Western Hemisphere
terrace farming
specialization
chief
fertile soil
Growing crops on ledges on a mountain side
When one person focuses on one job and produces more of the g…
The ruler of a clan or tribe
Land that is good for farming
terrace farming
Growing crops on ledges on a mountain side
specialization
When one person focuses on one job and produces more of the g…
20 terms
Unit 2 - Ancient Egypt
Nile River
Upper Egypt
Lower Egypt
Pharaoh
The longest river in the world that begins in central Africa,…
The southern region of Egypt.
The northern region located down-river.
The title used by the rulers of ancient Egypt.
Nile River
The longest river in the world that begins in central Africa,…
Upper Egypt
The southern region of Egypt.
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Unit 2B Egypt/Ancient Civilizations
"Black Land"
Pyramids
Pharaoh
Mummification
rich, dark-colored, fertile land around the Nile River
large complex of buildings dedicated to the dead
Egyptian monarchs (kings/queens)
process of slowly drying a dead body to prevent it from rotting
"Black Land"
rich, dark-colored, fertile land around the Nile River
Pyramids
large complex of buildings dedicated to the dead
16 terms
Unit 2 ~ Ancient Civil.
What is prehistory?
What is Paleolithic?
What is Neolithic?
What does revolution mean?
The time before written records
old stone age
new stone age
a significant change
What is prehistory?
The time before written records
What is Paleolithic?
old stone age
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Ancient Civilizations Unit 2 Study Guide
Archeaology
Paleoanthropology
Artifact
Anthropologist
Examine artifacts to learn about our history
the study of fossils of early human beings.
A human-made object
study culture or a peoples way of life.
Archeaology
Examine artifacts to learn about our history
Paleoanthropology
the study of fossils of early human beings.
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