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The Mesopotamian civilization was located in the valley between these two rivers.
What are the Tigris and Euphrates?
Mesopotamia was organized into these independent political units
What are city-states?
This form of writing used by the Mesopotamian people was made by pressing wedge shaped reeds into soft clay.
What is cuneiform?
These are two accomplishments or inventions developed by the Mesopotamian civilization.
What are any of the following…? wheel, zero, arch, soap, medicines, a decimal system
The Mesopotamian people believed gods and goddesses lived in these temples built in the center of the city.
What is a ziggurat?
The Egyptians settled around this river.
What is the Nile?
This preserved Egyptian bodies for their next life.
What is mummification?
This river deposit made the soil fertile and good for agriculture.
What is silt?
This is the Egyptian form of writing that uses pictures to represent words.
What is hieroglyphics?
This is the practice of keeping animals as a source of labor or food.
What is domestication?
These families were the rulers of the Yellow River civilization.
What are dynasties?
The early river civilization in China began near this very long river.
What is the Yellow River (or Huang He)?
These are two important inventions developed by the Chinese civilization.
What are two of the following: silk, pottery, metal tools or paper?
This structure was built by the Chinese to keep out invaders from northern China.
What is the Great Wall of China?
This the process of bringing water from the river to another area, usually for farming.
irrigation What is irrigation?
This is the form of writing used by the people of the Indus Valley.
? What is Sanskrit?
This system determined a person’s rank in society.
? What is the caste system?
Only people in this caste could get an education or vote.
Who are priests (or Brahman)?
This religion probably began in the Indus River Valley civilization.
Hinduism? What is Hinduism?
The people in this lowest caste had to do the jobs that no one else would do.
What are the Untouchables (or Outcastes or Chandala)?
This is a characteristic of the religious practices of all four early river civilizations.
What is worshipping many gods (polytheistic)?
It’s what BCE stands for in the timeline below:
Before the Common Era? What is Before the Common Era?
These are two characteristics of every civilization.
What is two of the following: cities, government, religion, social structure, job specialization, public works, writing and art/architecture?
This letter indicates the part of the timeline that happened the farthest in the past. ABC D
What is A?
three reasons centered around rivers These are three reasons why early civilizations were centered around rivers.
What are any three of the following: Depending on water for fishing, water for animals, plants, irrigation, silt, transportation, etc.
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