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River Valley Jeopardy Game

River Valley Jeopardy Game






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    • 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 Mesopotamia Egypt Indus China Misc.
    • Developed along these rivers
    • Tigris and Euphrates
    • Had this style of writing
    • Cuneiform
    • Temples built to the gods were called these
    • ziggurats
    • Nickname given to the area because of how fertile the area was
    • The Fertile Crescent
    • Nickname given to the area because that’s where civilization began
    • Cradle of Civilization
    • Ancient Egyptian kings were called these
    • Pharaohs
    • The people of Egypt believed that their pharaohs were these
    • gods
    • Natural boundaries found on either side of the Nile
    • Deserts
    • Special type of Monarchy where government was ruled by religious law
    • Theocracy
    • At one point, Egypt became monotheistic and worshipped only this god.
    • The Aten
    • Located on this subcontinent
    • India
    • Seasonal winds which brought rain for crops in the summer months
    • Monsoons
    • The discovery of no palaces and uniform homes leads social scientists to believe this about Harappa’s social structure
    • There were no social classes
    • Civilization formed along these two rivers
    • Indus and Ganges
    • Natural barrier to the north
    • Himalayas
    • Claim that ancestors gave the right to rule
    • Mandate of Heaven
    • Used by rulers to uncover the future
    • Oracle Bone
    • A Ruling Family is called this
    • Dynasty
    • Developed along these rivers
    • Huang-He and Yangtze
    • This group overthrew the Shang and claimed the Mandate of Heaven
    • The Zhou
    • “ If a son has struck his father, they shall cut off his hand. If a nobleman has destroyed the eye of a member of the aristocracy, they shall destroy his eye…” This quote likely comes from which code of laws?
    • Code of Hammurabi
    • All civilizations were this type of religion
    • Polytheistic
    • Three reasons civilizations developed near rivers
    • Fertile soil, transportation, trade, irrigation, drinking water, bathing
    • Two reasons why a written language was significant
    • Record Keeping, Communication, gives Social Scientists a better understanding of their culture
    • Name all 8 elements of civilization
    • Cities, complex religion, public works, system of writing, social classes, specialized jobs, government, art/architecture/technology