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This tribe settled in west-central Italy establishing a village along the Tiber River. Latins Visigoths Etruscans Carthaginians. _____ 1. As a scientific group, early humans were called ….. Cro-Magnon Homo sapiens Hominids Neanderthals. Hominids.
Italy establishing a village along
the Tiber River.
The Stone Age was a period when early man used very crude tools and weapons. Which of the following would not be a period of the Stone Age?NeolithicPaleolithicAustralopithecusMesolithic
During this period, sea waters froze dropping water levels creating landbridges for early migrations.Ice AgeStone AgeAtomic AgeMiddle Ages
Early humans were scavengers and often traveled in search of new sources of animals, plants, and water. We could describe such people as being..nomadshunters & gatherersshepherdsboth a & b are correct answers
. The shift from food gathering to growing food is called the …..Neolithic Agricultural RevolutionIndustrial RevolutionMesolithic Cultural RevolutionNo correct answer given
Societies that built permanent settlements, produced surplus food, and wereable to practice division of labor were often considered to be ……civilizeduncivilizedhunters-gatherersnomads
. The spread of ideas and ways of lifethrough trade and contact with other societiesis known as ………….. cultural diffusionprimary sourcescivilizationdivision of labor
The end of the Stone Age began when humans started workingwith which of the three Metals?lead, copper, tingold, silver, bronzecopper, bronze, ironsteel, aluminum, silver
Deities, or gods and goddesses were used by ancient societies to explain what?planets & starsunseen forces in naturesuperiority of mensocial authority
This river served as the center of the Egyptian Civilization. It is thelongest in the world and in ancient times flooded at the same time each year.TigrisNileEuphratesAmazon
This was found in the early 1800’s, allowing modern historians to translate early Egyptian writing.StonehengeRosetta StoneDead Sea ScrollsCave drawing in Europe
Wealthy Egyptians were often buried with all of the following except:clothingDead Sea Scrollsweaponsfoodno correct answer for this question
This area of good farmland arcing from the Persian Gulf to the Mediterranean Sea was settled by Neolithic farmers around 5,000 b.c. making it among the first civilized areas on Earth.Olduvai GorgeFertile CrescentNeander ValleyNile River Valley
These rivers flowing from Asia Minor to the Persian Gulf surrounded thearea of land known as Mesopotamia.Nile and ZambeziYellow and YangtzeVolga and DneiperTigris and Euphrates
The wedge shaped pictograph form of writing developed by the Sumerians pressed into clay tablets.HieroglyphicsCunieformAlphabetVernacular
This was the most common ancient political structure that included a city and its surrounding territory. They were independent and self-governing.empirecapitalcity-statemanor
This Babylonian king received fame for writing what is considered the first law code with about 282 laws.The punishments for breaking the laws were very harsh.SargonNebuchadnezzarAmenhotepHammurabi
This epic about a legendary king of Sumer is among the oldest works of literature known to man.GilgameshThe AeniadThe Iliad & The OdysseyThe Book of Genesis
This Chaldean king is credited with rebuilding the city of Babylon and conquering much of the Fertile Crescent.SargonNebuchadnezzarAmenhotepHammurabi
These two mountain ranges helped to isolate India from other civilizations in its early existence.Alps & PyreneesUrals & GhatsGreat Rift & AtlasHimalayas & Hindu Kush
This river in Northern India flows southeast through a fertile valley and is now the center of major Indian population.HarappaIndusGangesBrahmaputra
These winds determine the seasons in India as they blow in a southern direction from the Himalayas in the cool and dry season, or in a northerly direction from the Indian Ocean bringing warmer temperatures and heavy rains.MonsoonsTyphoonsHurricanesTsunamis
Due to the fact that it is cut off from the rest of Asia by mountains and water, India is often referred to as a ……ContinentCradle of CivilizationSub-ContinentFertile Crescent
A strong fortress built in the center of ancient cities in India to protect the people in the event of an invasion were called a/an…………StuppaPyramidCitadelAcropolis
The Early Chinese civilization developed in this area of the Far East, a coastal area along the Yellow Sea.Gobi DesertCentral HighlandsTibetan PlateauNorth China Plain
. “China’s Sorrow” is the expression used to describe the……….Constant earthquakes in ChinaFlooding of the Huang RiverThe death of the first emperorMonsoon season
Believed to be among the first to work with iron, this society is known for its “enlightened” legal system that applied the death penalty for major crimes.AssyriansChaldeansHittitesPersians
The Assyrians would be most closely related to what social characteristic?fierce warriorsgreat scientistsreligious principlessocial justice
This society will build the largest empire in the ancient world beginning around 550 b.c. They will invade but be defeated by the Greeks.AssyriansChaldeansHittitesPersians
The Persian prophet Zoroaster taught all of the following religious ideas except:*people are on earth to train for a future life*forces of good and evil constantly battle*the world would last forever*people who chose good over evil would be rewarded
Phoenicia, a loose union of city-states, is credited with all of the following except:having great sailors and tradersdeveloping hieroglyphicsproducing purple dyeinventing glassblowingspreading culture through trade
The story of the Hebrew escape from Egypt and their journey through the Sinai to Israel is called ____?____ which is a book in the Old Testament. GenesisGospelsDeuteronomyExodus
This Hebrew leader will lead his tribe out of Egypt and into the Sinai where he will retrieve the moral laws of God.AbrahamMosesJosephSaul
The Hebrews drove this tribe in Southern Canaan out of the “promised land” in a struggle that lasted 200 years.HyksosPhilistinesAssyriansPhoenicians
The Hebrews were one of the first societies to develop, and the first to maintain the belief in one God which is called……….MonotheismMonogamyMonismMonotony
The Hebrews are credited with all of the following cultural contributions except:MonotheismThe religion of JudaismThe Ten CommandmentsA single god of nature or glorified humanNo correct answer given for this question.
establishing a monarchy and
greatly influencing Roman Culture.
voters elect officials to run
three governing bodies. It
controlled public funds and
Prevents an act from becoming law.
of Roman society
with 4,500 to 6,000 men
pubic square in Rome where
the laws were published
and the government met here.
North Africa. It became
a enemy of Rome.
Rome and Carthage
used the following weapons or tactics
in his invasion of Rome except
of Rome’s cities
created by Roman expansion except
considered reasons that helped Rome
build and maintain the empire except
in the Roman army for people
living in the provinces was …
of great chariot races in Rome
learned to build with …
Romance languages was the
language of Rome, Latin.
All of the following are Romance
of Tribunes. They were both killed
which began a period of Civil War in
Rome. They wanted to help the poor.
fame fighting a campaign in Gaul.
He was a member of the First
Triumvirate. He marched his legions
into Rome defeating his rival.
members of the Second Triumvirate.
They formed to avenge the death
Which man was not a member?
known as Pax Romana was …
200 years of peace
rule of Roman dictators
wars on the Roman frontier
Octavian by the senate meaning
“the revered one”.
dictator for life
progress is often referred to
as a society’s ….
honor the goddess, Athena. It is
the most recognized structure in
characteristics of Greek
the Greeks was in the study of
__________, the seeking of wisdom
or the study of the basic questions
He founded the Academy in Athens. He
wrote the book called The Republic and
he felt that the aristocracy was the
best form of government.
of Aristotle except
all areas of knowledge must be
wrote Ethics in an attempt to find
what makes people happy
all material things were imperfect
expressions of perfect forms
classified plants and animals
to find what makes people happy
philosophers – he believed that
education was the key to personal
He wanted students to think for
themselves. He was executed.
fate and the lead character’s
struggles. The hero always
suffers a tragic end.
he conquered much of the
He defeated Persia and he
established a huge empire.
He died at 33 years of age.
and Eastern cultures which
was a dream of Alexander’s.
all the way to this river in
Alexander and named for him. It
Is known for all of the following except
chief schools of philosophy
in Ancient Greece except
of the following except
divine reason directs the world
people should accept their fate
people should be very emotional
everyone has a spark of the
divine within them
to the development of
what field of study?
the following except
first _____ in Greek history.
geography of the Greek peninsula
was located on the island of Crete
and traded with the civilizations
around the Aegean Sea.
structure in Greece; these independent
and self-governing communities were
both loyal and highly competitive.
the following characteristics except
large area of land
fort on a hill
relatively small population
only free adult males
Greek polis was called a ….
two early epics
of the Mycenaean invasion described
in the Illiad.
had all of the following characteristics
Greek gods was …
who rose to power illegally and
rule by an unjust or cruel ruler
Citizens take an active part
remembered in history for
its strong _________
is best remembered historically
for its _____________
citizens the right to hold office.
(republic) citizens ….
permitted to do in Athens?
Greek boys. The translation means
“wise” and these men were called
and Salamis were all fought in this
include all the following except
Sparta formed an alliance with Persia.
Athens will increase its power within
Democracy in Athens will be
temporarily replaced with an
All of Greece will be weakened due to
27 years of fighting.
its power within Greece