The name for the laws the people of Babylon had to follow
What is Hammurabi’s Code?
This ruler built one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon
Who is Nebuchadnezzar?
Babylon's laws were later copied by this Persian ruler
Who is Darius?
Cyrus & this Babylonian ruler cared about justice for their people
Who is Hammurabi?
What is a written set of laws to help rule his empire?
The most cruel empire in conquering & governing
Who are the Assyrians?
These people replaced the Assyrians as rulers of the Fertile Crescent
Who are the Chaldeans?
The Assyrians used this technology to defeat opposing armies
What is iron?
The cultural achievement of the Assyrians
What is a huge library?
The Assyrians showed little of this for the rights of other people
What is tolerance?
He created the world’s first empire
Who is Sargon?
The name given to the first empire
What is the Akkadian empire?
These 3 things led to the collapse of the Chaldean empire
What is invasion, religious conflict, & weak rulers?
The Chaldeans conquered these people to create their empire
Who are the Assyrians?
This empire was created when rebelling people joined together
What is the Chaldean empire?
This ruler was kindest to the Hebrews
Who is Cyrus?
The first group of people the Persians conquered in their new empire
Who are the Medes?
The reason Persians had fewer revolts
What is because they allowed more freedom?
This empire was the largest
What is the Persian empire?
The Persians showed the greatest amount of this
What is respect for customs & rights of other people?
The name for the region of rich soil that stretches between the Persian Gulf & Mediterranean Sea
What is the Fertile Crescent?
Both Persians & Assyrians did this
What is collect tributes?
The order civilizations ruled the Fertile Crescent
What is Akkadians, Babylonians, Assyrians, Chaldeans, & Persians?
The effect of collecting tributes for the Assyrians
What is helping build a powerful army?
All rulers for every empire shared this behavior
What is a lack of tolerance for revolts or rebellion?
Final Jeopardy: Essay Questions
Essay Questions (You are required to do 1 essay, but may complete a second for extra credit) Answers will need to be 3-5 sentences in length and restate the question. 1.Why was the creation of Hammurabi’s Code so important? (HINT: think about the need to unify empires, the rule of law, justice for all, etc.) 2.Explain different ways the Persians united their empire. (HINT: think about attitudes toward conquered people, communication systems, organization of government, trade, etc.)
No answers to essays will be given here, but you have the opportunity to study and prepare for your essays. Ask me questions BEFORE the test. ALSO: I would look over the map & chart (labeled Chapter 4 skills in the classroom) as they will also be on the test