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    • Miss Rice’s Egyptian Cheat Sheet
      12/2/09
      Homework:
      SSS
      Study for your test
      Current Events
    • Places
      Using the map on p. 40, Locate the following places
      Cities
      Memphis
      Giza
      Thebes
      Bodies of Water
      Nile River
      Nile River Delta
      Mediterranean Sea
      Red Sea
      Other
      Sahara Desert
      Eastern Desert
      Cataracts (first and second)
    • Places
       Nile River Delta
      Mediterranean Sea 
       Giza
       Memphis
      CITIES
       Sahara Desert
       Red Sea
      Bodies of Water
       EasternDesert
       Thebes
       1st Cataract
      Others
       Nile River
       Western Desert
       2nd Cataract
    • How did the Egyptians use the Nile River?
      Farming (irrigation)
      Drinking Water
      Bathing
      Food Source (fish, water for cooking, etc)
      Transportation within Egypt
      Etc.
      Places
    • Look at the map. What geographical features could act as a natural barrier from invasion?
      Sahara Desert
      Nile River Delta (swampy area)
      Eastern Desert
      Cataracts
      Military
    • How else did the military of Egypt find success with manmade advancements?
      Chariots
      Bronze Weapons
      Iron Weapons
      Who eventually beat the Egyptians and weakened their civilization?
      The Assyrians (Remember them???)
      Military
    • People
      Why did people follow the Pharaoh?
      They believed that he was the son of Re and connected heaven and earth
      “I was only about 8 or 9 when I became Pharaoh and died when I was only a teenager.”Who said it? _________________________________
      “I was a great female ruler in Egypt and lead my people to a time of great prosperity.”Who said it? _________________________________
      “I ruled Egypt for over 60 years and promoted great advances in building and territory expansion.”Who said it? _________________________________
      Tutankhamen
      Hatshepsut
      Ramses II
    • “I am responsible for uniting the Upper and Lower Kingdoms of Egypt in about 3100 BCE.”Who said it? _______________________________
      “I tried to make changes to Egyptian religion and made changes that caused Egypt to lose territory.”Who said it? _______________________________
      “The Great Pyramid at Giza was constructed to honor me in the afterlife.”Who said it? _______________________________
      People
      Narmer
      Akhenaton
      Khufu
    • People
      Why was the discovery of King Tut’s tomb such a significant development for archaeologists?
      • In order to please the Pharaoh, their pyramids would be filled with gold, gemstones, and other expensive gifts.
      • This was well-known, so many people snuck in and stole things from the tombs
      • King Tut’s tomb was unique because no one had stolen anything from it over thousands of years, so we got to see how much wealth and luxury was really given to their dead leaders.
    • Vocab
    • Vocab
      In what ways could it have been beneficial for the Egyptians to study geometry?
      Geometry could help Egyptian engineers to plan out how to build their great pyramids and monuments.
    • Contributions
      Papyrus
      A number system based on the # 10
      Used fractions
      365 day calendar
      Specialized doctors (eye doctors, vets, etc)
      1st to use band-aids, tongue compressors, etc.
      24 hours in a day
      Decimal System
      Paper
      Surgery
      Clock
      Ink
      Linen
    • Compare and Contrast
      Using p. 44 of your textbook, compare and contrast Ancient Egypt with Mesopotamia. Come up with three ideas or concepts for each part of the Venn diagram.
    • Compare and Contrast
      Egypt
      Mesopotamia
      • ) Both civilizations based around a river
      • ) Both economies based on farming and trade
      3) Both had many advancements and inventions
      • ) Few natural defenses
      • ) The Tigris and Euphrates flooded irregularly and were always a threat to the Mesopotamians
      • ) City-states and empires ruled by kings and priests
      • ) Many natural defenses
      2) The Nile flooded very regularly, which helped the farmers to plan ahead for planting
      3)Villages lead by chiefs, then kingdoms ruled by Pharaohs (gods on earth)
      p. 44