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History Contest 1

  1. 1. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com Ancient Greece Rome Prehistory Mesopotamia Egypt 1st Seconday Education Revision
  2. 2. Prehistory http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  3. 3. <ul><li>Prehistory comprises three </li></ul><ul><li>periods: </li></ul><ul><li>Lower Palaeolithic, </li></ul><ul><li>Middle Palaeolithic and  </li></ul><ul><li>Upper Palaeolithic. </li></ul>http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  4. 4. 2. In the Neolithic Age human beings became nomadic. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  5. 5. 3. In the Metal Ages human beings used stone instead of metals to make tools. *instead of – en lugar de *tools - herramientas http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  6. 6. 4. Palaeolithic Age comprises three periods: Palaeolithic Age, Neolithic Age and Metal Ages. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  7. 7. 5. In the Palaeolithic Age people were sedentary and lived in huts. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com *huts – cabañas, chozas
  8. 8. 6. Palaeolithic means “ tools made of stone”. *tools - herramientas http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  9. 9. 7. Fire was discovered in the Neolithic . http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  10. 10. 8. Weapons, jewels and food were placed in prehistoric burials. *weapons – armas *jewels – joyas *burials - enterramientos http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  11. 11. 9. In the Upper Palaeolithic  the climate changed and became extremely cold. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  12. 12. 10. In the Palaeolithic it was believed that supernatural forces could help or punish  human beings. *punish - castigar http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  13. 13. 11. Main changes in the Neolithic Age were: polished utensils, livestock and agriculture. *polish – pulir *livestock - ganado http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  14. 14. 12. Animal raising and agriculture made it impossible for people to live in a fixed place. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  15. 15. 13. Pottery was created in the Metal Ages. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  16. 16. 14. The use of copper marked the beginning of the Metal Ages. *copper - cobre http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  17. 17. 15. In the Metal Ages there were important technical changes, such as textiles and pottery. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  18. 18. 16. In the Metal Ages wealth was divided equally. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  19. 19. Mesopotamia http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  20. 20. <ul><li>Children went to school </li></ul><ul><li>in Mesopotamia. </li></ul>http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  21. 21. 2. The first rulers of Mesopotamia were priests and priestesses but later kings ran the government. *priest – sacerdote *priestess – sacerdotisa *king - rey http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  22. 22. 3. Sumerian merchants sold to other cities Mesopotamian products such as copper, tin and timber. *copper – cobre *tin – hojalata *timber - madera http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  23. 23. 4. The upper class of Sumerian society were kings, priests and civil-servants. *civil servant - funcionario http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  24. 24. 5. Sumerian city-states were isolated because they were always at war with one another. *at war – en guerra http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  25. 25. 6. A city-state is part of a bigger state. *bigger – más grande http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  26. 26. 7. Most people in Sumer were artisans and skilled workers. *skilled – hábil, experto http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  27. 27. 8. The lower social class of Sumer were slaves. *lower – más baja http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  28. 28. Egypt http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  29. 29. 1. Pharaohs were considered gods on Earth who controlled  Egypt’s welfare. *welfare - bienestar http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  30. 30. 2. The First Intermediate Period in Egypt's history happened between 2300 B.C. and 2050 B.C. when nobility battled one another for power. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  31. 31. 3. Egypt conquered new lands during  the Middle Kingdom   and because of these conquests, the kingdom became very poor. *kingdom - reino http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  32. 32. 4. The Middle Kingdom finished for two reasons: nobilty fought again for the power and Hittites invaded Egypt. *fought (past) fight - luchar http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  33. 33. 5. The New Kingdom started when the Hyksos took over Egypt. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  34. 34. 6. Hatshepsut conquered some territories of Mesopotamia. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  35. 35. 7. Akhenaton turned the polytheistic religion of Egypt into a monotheistic one. *turn - convertir http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  36. 36. 8. With Akhenaton the Egyptian empire became smaller but with Ramses II lands were regained in western Asia. *lands – tierras *regain - recuperar http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  37. 37. 9. The main reason why Egypt lost power after Ramses II's death is that Egyptians had to pay much more for iron weapons than their enemies. *iron – hierro *death - muerte *weapons - armas http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  38. 38. 10. In 670 B.C. Egyptians took over the Assyrian empire. *took over (past) take over - apoderarse http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  39. 39. Rome http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  40. 40. <ul><li>Between 1st and 2nd </li></ul><ul><li>centuries AD </li></ul><ul><li>Rome conquered all the territories </li></ul><ul><li>on the Italian Peninsula. </li></ul>http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  41. 41. 2. Between 500 and 250 BC, Roman Empire expanded north to south from British Isles to the Sahara Desert, and east to west from Mesopotamia to the Iberian Peninsula. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  42. 42. 3. The Roman Empire was divided in provinces that had to pay taxes to Rome. Each province was controlled by a governor. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  43. 43. 4. During the Monarchy the king was helped by the senate. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  44. 44. 5. The last king of Rome, Tarquin the Proud, was Etruscan and was dethroned in 509 BC. *proud – orgulloso *dethroned - destronar http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  45. 45. 6. The two main institutions of the Republic were the comitias and the senate. *comitias - comicios http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  46. 46. 7. The plebeians were non-citizens who obtained their citizenship by the 4th century BC. *citizen – ciudadano *citizenship - ciudadanía http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  47. 47. 8. During the Empire, Rome had to fight against Carthage in the Punic Wars to extend its power around the Mediterranean. *fight – luchar *against - contra http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  48. 48. 9. In the 1st century BC the Republic was weakend by corruption and internal conflicts. *weaken - debilitar http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  49. 49. 10. The fist triumvirate was formed by Mark Antony, Julius Caesar and Crassus; the second triumvirate was formed by Pompey, Octavian and Lepidus. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  50. 50. 11. In 27 BC Octavian became Augustus and the Roman Empire started. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  51. 51. 12. The military anarchy was a fifty years period in which there were more than 25 emperors. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  52. 52. 13. In the 3rd century BC Roman army was defeated by Persians and Barbarians. *defeat - derrotar http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  53. 53. 14. During the 4th century AD emperors Diocletian and Constantine improved the situation of the empire. *improve - mejorar http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  54. 54. 15. When the Huns entered Germanic territories, Barbarians had to flee into the Roman Empire and Romans couldn't stop this invasion. *flee - huir http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  55. 55. 16. Emperor Constantine divided the empire into the Western Roman Empire and the Eastern Roman Empire. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  56. 56. 17. The Western Roman Empire had its capital in Constantinople and the Eastern Roman Empire in Rome. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  57. 57. 18. The Eastern Roman Empire was brought to an end thousand years later than the Western Roman Empire and changed its name to the Byzantine Empire. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  58. 58. 19. Emperor Constantine declared Christianity the only religion of the Roman Empire. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  59. 59. 20. Christians were persecuted by the empire because they didn't want to worship Jupiter and the other Roman gods. *worship - adorar http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  60. 60. Greece http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  61. 61. <ul><li>In Early Greece </li></ul><ul><li>city-states were called polis.   </li></ul>http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  62. 62. 2. Aristoi is a Greek word that means “government”.  http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  63. 63. 3. In same poleis aristocracy replaced democracy.  http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  64. 64. 4. An “acropolis” is a citadel on a hill.   http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  65. 65. 5. Athens is a famous example of aristocratic government and Sparta of democratic government.  http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  66. 66. 6. Assemblies and councils were necessary in a democratic government. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  67. 67. 7. Many Greeks migrated between the 8th and 6th centuries because the population increased and there was not enough food for everyone.   http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  68. 68. 8. In early Greece, land was divided equally.  http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  69. 69. 9. Many Greeks migrated to the north and the south of the Balkan Peninsula. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  70. 70. 10. Greek colonies were founded in places near the coast in order to fish.   http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  71. 71. 11. Greek colonies weren’t independent. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  72. 72. 12. Colonization spread Greek influence beyond its frontiers. http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
  73. 73. 13. The Greeks founded colonies on the east coast of the Iberian Peninsula.  http://iespebilingue.wikispaces.com
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