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Who is the most famous pharaoh of the old kingdom

Khufu

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What are pyramids

Stone tombs with four triangular shaped walls that meet at a point at top

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What were the reeds called that Egyptians used to make a paper like material

Papyrus

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What ancient civilization developed along the Indus River?

Indian

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What ancient civilization developed along the Huang He river?

Chinese

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What ancient civilization developed along the Nile river?

Egyptian

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What details describe the geography of India?

It is a Subcontinent, usually floods, between the Himalayas and the desert

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What Egyptian tomb was found in 1922?

King Tutankhamen

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What was found in 1799 that helped decode Egyptian hieroglyphics?

Rosetta Stone

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Describe the burial practices of Egyptians.

They had to preserve the body for the Ka to recognize it, embalming the mummies, placed into coffin, wrote magic spells in coffin, only elites had mummies made.

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What made it possible for Egyptians to build pyramids and temples?

Taxes from the people

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What beliefs were central to Egyptian religion?

Polytheism, the after life, the Ka

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The basic principals for Buddhism are known as the

Four Noble Truths

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Why did Siddhartha Gautama leave home at age 30?

To find answers
To find out the truth to life's questions.

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Hindu belief that all their gods are part of a universal spirit called _______

Brahman

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Explain the events In order that made the Indus River Valley suitable for farming.

Heavy snows in the Himalayas, Snow melts, Indus River floods, flood water leaves silt.

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What mountain range separates India from the rest of Asia?

Himalayas

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The 4,000 mile-long trade route between China and Europe was the

Silk Road

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What did the Han Chinese invent that we use every day?

Paper

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Why was the Great Wall of China originally built?

To protect China from invaders or evil spirits

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Where did the Zhou Kings supposedly get their power to lead?

Mandate of Heaven

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The Shang dynasty were the first people in China two

Develop a writing system

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The social hierarchy in India was called the

Caste system

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And he is working with metals was called

Metallurgy

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What religions that we have studied believe in recarnation

Hinduism, and Buddhism

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Belief In one God is called

Monotheism

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What religion is based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama

Buddhism

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What substance was greatly produced during the Han Dynasty

Silk

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What effect the popularity of silk in Rome have on China?

China became very wealthy

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What is the device that measures the strength of earthquakes

Seismograph