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Mr. Jason

The March to Civilization

Ancient Egypt

Ancient Greece

Ancient Rome


Another Misc






March to Civil































What is prehistory?

Category #1 $100 Question

The time period before written history

Name two revolutionary changes that occurred in Mesopotamia?

Category #1 $200 Question

  • Codified laws

  • Ideas of kingship

  • Building palaces to worship gods

  • Development of writing

  • The wheel

What is a levee? What are two advantages?

Category #1 $300 Question

An natural embankment to prevent the overflow of a river

ADV: create a high and safe flood plainprovide protectionreeds provided food for sheep /goats

the surrounding swamps were full of fish & waterfowlreeds also were used as building resources

What did each of the 4 groups of Mesopotamia bring to the Area?

Category #1 $500 Question

Sumerians- Cuneiform, the wheel, trade system (bartering)

Akkadians: unified upper and lower Mesopotamia

Babylonians: Laws, hammurabi’s code of laws

Assyrians: Taxes, permanent army, iron

What were three changes in society from the Paleolithic Stone Age to the Neolithic Revolution. How did it impact daily life?

Category #1 $400 Question

What is one advantage and one disadvantage to Egypt’s geography?

Category #2 $100 Question

  • Nile delta- best farmland in area

  • Flooding of the nile

  • Between deserts for protection




Who is King Menes and why is he important?

Category #2 $200 Question

First to unite upper and lower egypt

Created the double crown taking white and red crown from upper and lower and combining them

What were the three things that shaped Ancient Egyptian art?

Category #2 $300 Question


All art was produced for religious purposes

Pharaoh was the chief patron for the arts

Explain why Imhotep is the only person besides a pharaoh to have his/her history recorded,

Category #2 $400 Question

Egypt’s multi genius

High priest,

Chief architect and builder of the step pyramid

Father of medicine

How did Akhenaton try to change Ancient Egyptian culture and Religion?

Category #2 $500 Question

He tried to convert egypt to a monotheistic country

Destroyed temples/ built new capital city

Changed art- natural form, with children,

Empire was crippled after his death, because he neglected everything other than religion

What are two reasons for the demise of the Minoan society

Category #3 $100 Question

Volcanic Eruption


Mycenaean Invasion

Why was the city of Knossos such an important place for the Minoans?

Category #3 $200 Question

Crete Ruled from Knossos

King lived in the palace and controlled trade, financeand any dealings

Name and explain the three types of governments we saw in Ancient Greece

Category #3 $400 Question

Tyrant- took power by force or by charm

Oligarchy- ruled by a group of rich powerful aristocrats

Democracy- government ruled by the people

Explain the role of either Pericles or Alcibiades in the Peloponnesian War

Category #3 $500 Question

Pericles- democracy in Athens

Decided to build a wall around Athens to protect it from the strong Spartan army

Wall extended to trading portPlague hit, Pericles died

Alcibiades tried to battle sparta on land (lost)

Decided to attack melos (neutral in the battle) killed men or made them figh in army. Took women and children as slaves

Decided to attack syracuse and wasted ships, men, and money in that battle. Athens could not afford to replace the ships

Name and explain three innovations that the Western world has received from Greece

Category #3 $300 Question





Art & Architecture

Myth and Literature

Explain the myth of how Rome was founded

Category #4 $100 Question

Romulus and remus were thrown into the river by their uncle

They were rescued by a she wolf who suckled them back to health

They both prove to be natural leaders with many followers

Have a battle over the name of city and romulus kills remus in a battle

Names the city rome after himself

What reforms did Gaius Gracchus attempt to implement in Rome?

Category #4 $200 Question

To satisfy the urban poor, he instituted a free monthly supply of grain

Re-colonize captured cities that had been destroyed by war allow people to move as part of the roman empire

Moderate compromises to give some rights to the non-roman population

Name 3 reforms that Julius Caesar brought to Rome?

Category #4 $300 Question

Took charge of the senate

Became dictator

Gave people in the outside provinces chances to become roman citizens

Sent unemployed romans to north africa, france, Greece, and spain

Increased pay to soldiers

Became pontifexmaximus (chief priest)

Explain the role of a paterfamilias:

Category #4 $400 Question

Male head of the household: legal authority over slaves, wife and offspring

Owner of the family estate

Right to abuse, kill, or sell off unwanted children

Raise healthy citizens of rome: participate in political life and religion

Explain the following terms:ThermaeAqueductsAmpitheatresTheatre

Category #4 $500 Question

Thermae- Roman Bath, form of relaxation, enjoyed by rich or poor, man or woman

Aqueducts- transport water using only gravity

Theatres- semi circular with a dance floor, stage and backdrop, plays

Amphitheatre- Coliseum, public executions, gladiator fights

This group of people inhabited the city of Rome, establishing a monarchy

Category #5 $100 Question


When looking at Greek art, they were the first to:

Category #5 $200 Question

Show 3D paintings on a flat surface

Explain how the roles of Women are drastically different today in Canada than from in Mesopotamia

Category #5 $300 Question



Explain how Art, Education, Careers, the yearly cycle of the Nile, and the role of the Pharaoh promoted stability in Egypt

Category #5 $400 Question

Art remained unchanged, based on the standards

Education taught children to be good citizens of Egypt, wealthy to read and write

Careers- passed on from father to son

Nile- knew when Nile would flood, agriculture, and trade

Rule of Pharaoh- always ruled according to Ma’at (equilibrium)

How did the rise of strong generals contribute to the demise of the Roman Republic?

Category #5 $500 Question

Armies with pay, pensions, pride in their units, strong loyalty to commanders

Any general backed by a powerful army could challenge the government

Who was head of the Peloponnesian League

Category #6 $100 Question


What were the two classifications of people represented by the Roman Republic

Category #6 $200 Question



What was the significance of the battle of Zama?

Category #6 $300 Question

Scipio’s victory required Carthage to:

Pay huge reparations

Dismantle its navy

Give up commercial empire

Explain why the earliest civilizations developed in river valleys?

Category #6 $400 Question

Provided good transportation


Method of Trade



Rich Farm Land

Compare Education, Role of Women and Lifestyle between Sparta and Athens

Category #6 $500 Question

Mr. Brazeau




Explain how the Neolithic Revolution changed life for all human societies?

Shift from Hunter and Gathers to Agriculture

Animal domestication

Rise of permanent villages

Advanced tool making

Social stratification

Development of art, music, and sports

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