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  1. 1. Questions to Ask About a Culture1. Geography North Border, Mediterranean Sea South Border, series of cataracts (large, steep waterfalls) Divided into lower and upper Egypt Protection for attacks and enemies2. Economics traded goods with other cultures like Ancient Rome and Greece. Nile River is the most important route for trading with other countries. Boats used for fishing, travel and warfare.3. Religion and Philosophy Egyptians believe in Gods and Goddesses Believe in 4 main deities, Ra, Osiris, Isis and Anubis Used religion to help explain natural events Hundreds of deities existed and worshipped in many different towns.4. Knowledge, Education, and the Arts Priests teachers Classes went from sunrise to sunset Boys received better education; few women could read and write5. Political Science Egyptian laws considered more humane than earlier socie- ties Pharaoh was a supreme ruler Vizier, in charge most areas of the government Egypt has had approximately 31 ruling dynasties Upper Lower Egypt united by Pharaoh Menes(3100BCE)6. Sociology Married girl, 13 Man, made decisions Pharaohs, descendants of God, supreme ruler Vizier, help manage country Pharaohs, power passed through family lines7. History Ancient Egypt, one of the world’s greatest civilization Divided into 2, upper and lower Egypt by Pharaoh Menes Divided into 3 time periods, Old Kingdom (when the pharaoh built and pyramids), Middle Kingdom and the New Kingdom

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