Presentation on theme: "King Tut Global I * Mr.McEntarfer * HSLPS. Aim: Was King Tutankhamen “Tut” a great pharaoh of Egypt? Do Now: List three things that make a leader “great”"— Presentation transcript:
Aim: Was King Tutankhamen “Tut” a great pharaoh of Egypt? Do Now: List three things that make a leader “great”
Who was King Tut? King Tut was the son of the pharaoh Akhenaton who made the unpopular move of changing the official religion of Egypt from polytheistic to monotheistic What does Akhenaton want the people of Egypt to worship?
King Tut takes the Throne King Tut came to the throne of Egypt at the age of 9. He ruled Egypt for a short 9 years before his death at age 18. King Tut King Ramses the Great Ruled for 70 years
King Tut’s Accomplishments King Tut came to the throne at a difficult time in Egyptian history. His father had tried to radically change Egypt’s religion. King Tut put an end to this new religion his father started and restored worship of the ancient gods. During his reign tradition and order returned to Egypt.
King Tut’s Accomplishments During Tut’s reign Egypt launched attacks on its neighbors, but Tut is not said to have led these attacks. Ramses the Great embarked on multiple campaigns securing and expanding Egypt's borders. He also wrote the worlds first peace treaty with Egypts traditional enemy; the Hittites
Was King Tut a Great Pharaoh? What did his father do? How long was his reign What were his accomplishments? –Military –Religious How does his tomb compare to others? Why is King Tut one of the most well known pharaohs?
Exit Slip Opinion: Will president Obama be remembered as a great president? Why or why not?