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1 Ancient Civilizations Study Guide September 24, 2013

2 Ancient Civilizations Study Guide 1.Map #1-Egypt(Nile River) Map#2-Mesopotamia Ma(Tigris and Euphrates)p#3-Indus River Valley Map Indus and Ganges and #4-China(Huang He) 2.Tigris and Euphrates Rivers 3.Nile 4. Indus and Ganges 5.China 6.Rich Soil, Irrigation and Water 7.Nomadic Invasions

3 8. Ancient Civilization that settled between the Mediterranean sea and Jordan River Valley 9. Great Sailors and traders settled along the Mediterranean coast (part of Fertile Crescent in Southwest Asia). 10. Ancient Civilization that located on the upper (southern) Nile River (Africa). 11. (of a title, office, or right) conferred by or based on inheritance. 12. Mesopotamia=Kings, Egypt=Pharaoh and China=Emperors and Dynasties 13. Slavery 14. Centralized government, often based on religious authority

4 15. Heart of Judaism, state moral and Religious conduct 16.Listed 282 specific laws dealing with everything from family relationships to business 17. Bronze and Iron 18.Better tools, plows and irrigation 19. Phoenicians 20. Belief in one God, Hebrews

5 21.Belief in Many Gods, Ancient Civilizations 22. He is considered the founder of Judaism 23. He led the Israelites out of Egypt to Canaan 24. Capital of Kingdom of Israel 25. Contains written records and Beliefs of Hebrews 26. Exile=The state of being barred from one’s nature country typically for political reasons, Diaspora=Jews living outside of Israel 27. A simplified picture used in early forms of writing

6 28. Sumerian(Mesopotamia) need to keep records 29.Egyptians need to keep records and laws 30. Phoenicians, need to keep records 31. Anatolia, Turkey 32. England 32. Fertile Crescent 34. developed agriculture (domesticated plants) domesticated animals used advanced tools made pottery developed weaving skills.

7 35. were nomadic, migrating in search of food, water, shelter invented the first tools, including simple weapons learned how to make and use fire lived in clans developed oral language created “cave art.”

8 36. 400,000 to 100,000 37. Australia, the Americas and Eurasia 38. Hunted and Gathered 39. Africa 40. Archaeologists study past cultures by locating and analyzing human remains, settlements, fossils, and artifacts.

9 41. Anthropology is the study of the origins and development of people and their societies. 42. Geography-The study of the earth and its features and of the distribution of life on the earth, including human life and the effects of human activity.


11 43. Mercator 44. Lines that run east and west but measure north and south, Lines that run North and south but measure east and west 44. Artifacts


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