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CH. 2 World History
FERTILE CRESCENT Your Name The name given by scholars to an arc of rich farmland in South west Asia in the midst of a dry region
CITY-STATE Your Name A city and its surrounding lands that functioned much like an independent country
POLYTHEISM Your Name The Belief in more than one god
EMPIRE Your Name A collection of several peoples,nations, or once-independent states brought together under one ruler
PHAROAH Your Name An Egyptian god-king who was as splendid as the gods of the heavens
HIEROGLYPHS Your Name An Egyptian system of writing that used pictures to represent sounds as well as ideas
HARAPPAN Your Name A name for the Indus Valley civilization that refers to one of the planned cities of that civilization.
MANDATE OF HEAVEN Your Name The belief that just one Chinese ruler had divine approval, which was central to the Chinese view of government
MESOPOTAMIA Your Name The land framed by the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, where the Sumerians built large irrigation systems
DYNASTY Your Name A series of rulers from a single family
HAMMURABI Your Name The ruler of the Babylonian empire from 1792-1750B.C. who est. a uniform code of laws.
DELTA Your Name A broad, marshy, triangular area of land formed by deposits of silt at the mouth of a river.
THEOCRACY Your Name A government in which rule is based on religious authority
PYRAMIDS Your Name The immense structure that was a resting place for Egyptian kings after death
FEUDALISM Your Name A system in which a king lets nobles use his land in return for military service and protection of the people
PAPYRUS Your Name A paper-like sheet for writing made by Egyptians out of marsh reeds
SUBCONTINENT Your Name The landmass that includes India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, tall mountains separate it from the rest of Asia
MONSOON Your Name A seasonal wind in Asia
LOESS Your Name Fertile soil blown from the deserts into rivers that deposit it as silt when they overflow their banks
DYNASTIC CYCLE Your Name A term used by historians to describe a pattern of rise, decline, and replacement of dynasties
CHAPTER 1. ARTIFACT Human-made objects such as tools, and Jewelry.
Bingo: River Valley Civilizations. Cuneiform Hieroglyphics Loess City-State Artisan Polytheism Bazaar Cultural Diffusion Dynasty Epic of Gilgamesh Hammurabi’s.
River Valley Civilizations
Chapter 2 Early River Valley Civilizations. Fertile Crescent – Mesopotamia Fertile Crescent – Mesopotamia Between Tigris & Euphrates – Iraq Between Tigris.
Early River Valley Civilizations
Final Exam Review Day 1- Mesopotamia slides Front of worksheet (Mesopotamia questions only)
THIS IS Asia Stone Age Mesopotamia Egypt LandformsGeography.
City-States of Mesopotamia Geography of the Fertile Crescent Fertile Crescent – land between Persian Gulf and Mediterranean Mesopotamia – fertile “land.
Chapter 2: Ancient River Valley Civilizations. 4 Regions! City-States in Mesopotamia Egypt & Nile River Indus Valley China.
Unit 1- Part 2 - Early River Valley Civilizations
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CHAPTER 2 What civilization is each arrow pointing toward?
2 Early River Valley Civilizations, 3500 B.C.–450 B.C.
Global 9 Chapter 2 Themes. Interaction with Environment River Valley Civilizations – early civilizations (e.g., Sumerians in Tigris-Euphrates Valley.
First developed along river banks in warmer regions of the world. The rivers usually had predictable yearly flood patterns that brought a thick,
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Ancient River Valley Civilizations Review
Indus Valley Cities in the Indus Valley (place on map pg 27) were built with fortified areas called CITADELS Evidence exists that there was movement of.
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