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1

what happened to the old kingdom of egypt?

it became weak and helpless.

2

when amenemhet became pharaoh, what country did he conquer?

nubia

3

why did amenemhet want to make nubia part of his egyptian kingdom?

nubia had a lot of gold

4

what new name did the egyptians give to nubia?

kush

5

what do we call this period in egyptian history, when egypt grew strong again?

the middle kingdom

6

tell me about the middle kingdom in egypt.

egypt had become weak, but the pharaoh amenemhet conquered the gold-rich country of nubia. they renamed nubia kush, and egypt became strong again.