Soc st. seafering traders ch3 3 assessment

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Soc st. seafering traders ch3 3 assessment

  1. 1. SEAFERING TRADERSASSESSMENTSocial StudiesChapter 3 – Lesson 3
  2. 2. TERMS AND NAMES• Minoans: seafaring and trading people that lived on the island of Crete from about 2000 to 1400 BC.
  3. 3. Aegean Sea:Body of water located at the Mediterranean Sea.
  4. 4. Knossos• The Minoan capital city.
  5. 5. King Minos• A king who owned a Minotaur.
  6. 6. Phoenicians• Powerful seafaring people of Sowthwesst Asia, who around 1100 BC began to trade and established colonies throughout the Mediterranean region.
  7. 7. ACHIEVEMENTS MINOANS PHOENICIANS Traders City-states Bull leapers Dye Pottery Aphabet
  8. 8. 2. Which of these achievements do youthink was the most important? Why?• Alphabet because of far reaching consequences.
  9. 9. 3. What did the excavations at Knossosreveal about Minoan culture?• It was an advanced, thriving or prosperous culture.
  10. 10. 4. Where did the Phoenicians settle andtrade?• Around the Mediterranean.
  11. 11. 5.Why did the Phoenicians develop a writingsystem?• To keep business.
  12. 12. 6. What might have caused the collapse ofthe Phoenician culture?• Overpopulation, natural disaster, invaders.
  13. 13. 7. What were some similarities between theMinoans and the Phoenicians in terms oftrade?• Both traded in the Mediterranean, exchanging goods and new ideas.
  14. 14. 8. What words in Herodotus account of avoyage around Africa show doubt? Why?• “Some may believe, though I do not” such a trip has never been done before.
  15. 15. 9. Do you think it would made sense that thePhoenicians city states to cooperate insteadof compete? Explain.• Cooperation, by pooling resources for greater profitablility.• Compete, by keeping traders on their toes, making them better merchants.

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