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 Indu...
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 ari...
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/...
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  1. 1. 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.
  2. 2. Developed along these rivers
  3. 3. Tigris and Euphrates
  4. 4. Had this style of writing
  5. 5. Cuneiform
  6. 6. Temples built to the gods were called these
  7. 7. ziggurats
  8. 8. Nickname given to the area because of how fertile the area was
  9. 9. The Fertile Crescent
  10. 10. Nickname given to the area because that’s where civilization began
  11. 11. Cradle of Civilization
  12. 12. Ancient Egyptian kings were called these
  13. 13. Pharaohs
  14. 14. The people of Egypt believed that their pharaohs were these
  15. 15. gods
  16. 16. Natural boundaries found on either side of the Nile
  17. 17. Deserts
  18. 18. Special type of Monarchy where government was ruled by religious law
  19. 19. Theocracy
  20. 20. At one point, Egypt became monotheistic and worshipped only this god.
  21. 21. The Aten
  22. 22. Located on this subcontinent
  23. 23. India
  24. 24. Seasonal winds which brought rain for crops in the summer months
  25. 25. Monsoons
  26. 26. The discovery of no palaces and uniform homes leads social scientists to believe this about Harappa’s social structure
  27. 27. There were no social classes
  28. 28. Civilization formed along these two rivers
  29. 29. Indus and Ganges
  30. 30. Natural barrier to the north
  31. 31. Himalayas
  32. 32. Claim that ancestors gave the right to rule
  33. 33. Mandate of Heaven
  34. 34. Used by rulers to uncover the future
  35. 35. Oracle Bone
  36. 36. A Ruling Family is called this
  37. 37. Dynasty
  38. 38. Developed along these rivers
  39. 39. Huang-He and Yangtze
  40. 40. This group overthrew the Shang and claimed the Mandate of Heaven
  41. 41. The Zhou
  42. 42. “ 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?
  43. 43. Code of Hammurabi
  44. 44. All civilizations were this type of religion
  45. 45. Polytheistic
  46. 46. Three reasons civilizations developed near rivers
  47. 47. Fertile soil, transportation, trade, irrigation, drinking water, bathing
  48. 48. Two reasons why a written language was significant
  49. 49. Record Keeping, Communication, gives Social Scientists a better understanding of their culture
  50. 50. Name all 8 elements of civilization
  51. 51. Cities, complex religion, public works, system of writing, social classes, specialized jobs, government, art/architecture/technology

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