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Mr. Corey's Exam for chapters 1-4 --

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Code of law
A set of written rules for people to obey
The new Babylonians, their king was king Nebuchadnezzar.
An ancient region of southern Mesopotamia which rose around 3300 B.C. The first empire that ruled in Mesopotamia and is credited with inventing writing.
Greatest basketball team
To raise or tend an animal or plant to be the use to humans
The Assyrian king.He collected many writings and many of them were found.
Who were the Sumer?
They are the first civilization,which rose around 3300 B.C..They created bronze,the week,and writing(cuniform).The Sargon took over after.
(Homo Neanderthalensis) were a extinct species or subspecies ( Homo Sapiens) that lived in the middle Paleolithic Age
A period of little rainfall in which it makes it difficult to grow crops
5 themes of geography
Location,Place,Region,Movement,Human-Enviromental Interaction
The highest ranking leader of a group
Royal Road
A road built for the empire which king Darius built and was 1,775 miles long.
An Assyrian king who told people to bring back writings and collected about 20,000 cuniform tablets were now found form him. Made a huge library in Nineveh
The worship of god,gods, or spirits
A group of territories and peoples brought together under one supreme leader
The first human, the first human who left remains of her bones. She lived around 3.5 million years ago.
The land between two rivers, the Tigris and Euphrates rivers
the governor of a province in the ancient Persian Empire. Tax collectors
What type of rule did Cyrus have?
They are the next group to take over the Fertile Crescent after the Sargon.Their king was king Ashurbanipal.They were defeated by the Medes and the Chaldeans.
Sumerian writing
A payment of money or goods by one ruler to another in order to ensure protection
The ruler of the Babylonian empire from 1792 to 1750 B.C. and created the first legal code of laws.
What important inventions came from mesopotamia
Wheel, plow, writing, law codes, irrigation, days of the week, 60 minutes, 60 seconds
Persian Empire
extended from India to Greece and help introduce the ideas of organization and importance of toleration and roads
the use of one's mind to create what is neaded.
What is the world's largest desert
An extra of something.
Why was Cyrus better than Darius?
Darius was consumed with conquest and not focusing on keeping everyone happy by practicing tolerance
3500 B.C.
South America
Argentina,Bolivia,Brazil,Chile,Columbia,Ecuador,French Guiana,Guyana,Paraguay,Peru,Surinam,Uruguay,Venezuela
The peninsula between the Mediterranean and the Black Seas that is now occupied by most of Turkey; also called Asia Minor
Why are there 20 provinces
The land was to big so king Darius had to brake the land up to be organized
A subdivision of an empire or country
Flat land bordering water or lake
To dig ditches to water your crops.
7 countries of Central America
Belize,Costa Rica,El Salvador,Guatamala,Hondouras,Nicuragua,Panama
The first empire,aka the Akkadian empire.Hammurabi was their king.
Complex Village
A lot of people,homes,public buildings,religious center,education, and trade
Fair treatment of people, in keeping with the law
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
Built by king Nebuchadnezzar, a huge jungle tower.It is one of the seven wonders of the world.
social class
A group of people with the same parents jobs for example a warrior or farmer
What makes a Government?
King/Queen,Education,Warriors, People to rule,someone to enforce rules,legal laws,scribes,record keeping
Mesolithic Age
The middle stone age, lasted from 10,000 B.C. to 6000 B.C. when we startedto control fire and develope language.
A Babylonian king who conquered Jerusalem,and built the Hanging Gardens of Babylon
Was created by the Sumerians in 6000 B.C.
fine,fertile soil deposited by a river.
To move from one place to another
growth of trade
Surpluses lead to the growth of trade because they had extra and they needed something else so they would trade
Paleolithic Age
The old stone age 2.5 million - 8000 B.C. was known for the use of stone tools
6 big ideas
Government,Geography,Culture,Beleif Sytems, Science and Technology,Economics
A person who gathers food and hunts animals and moves when food gets scarce
5 traits of civilization
Advanced Technology,Advanced Cities,Record Keeping,Complex Institutions,Specialized workers
how did Darius unite an empire?
He built the Royal Road. He could transport his armies and collect taxes. he always expanded his empire with conquests.
An ancient Sumerian or Babylonian temple that rose in steplike levels and was used to observe the stars.It was like a city center
4 types of homonids
Austrolopithecine,Homo Habilis,Homo Erectus,Homo Sapiens
Neolithic Age
The new stone age lasted from 8000 to 3000 B.C. and is was the begining of weaving and pottery
A human society with advanced level of development in social and political organization and in the arts and sciences
the belief in more than one God
What is the largest river in Egypt?
A system for creating order and providing leadership. Laws and rules and maintaining order in an effort to promote the economy.
A city and it's nearby farmlands -- A political area that works together for a common goal
the study of earth and its people
six island nations
cuba, haita, dom. rep, jamaica, bahamas, trinidad and tobago.
Forced removal of one's homeland; banned for life
Fertile Crescent
An area of rich soil in the Middle East, stretching from the Mediterranian Sea through Mesopotamia to the Persian Gulf
Examples of traits
Advanced cities;Kish,Nippur,Ur.Specialized workers;preist,king,artisan.merchants, educators, investors Complex institutions;the temple,army,schools.Record keeping;writing cunieform, pictograph.Advanced technology;irrigation,bronze tools,cuniform,days of week.wheel and plow
slash and burn
Cutting down vegetation then burning it to create fine soil to grow crops
Farming started
8000 B.C.E. to 5000 B.C.E.
Hammurabi's purpose of his code
He made laws so there is justice.

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