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Land travel was difficult so the Greeks became expert ________

Shipbuilders

1

The Mycenaeans were different from the Minoans In which they lived on the _____

Mainland

2

A government in which the citizens elect officials to make the laws best describes a ________ _________

Representative democracy

3

A leader who uses force to hold power is known as a _______

Tyrant

4

A body of stories about gods and Hero's that tries to explain how the world works is called ________

Mythology

5

People who have the right to participate in government are known as ________

Citizens

6

Alexander the Great was the ___ of Phillip of Macedonia

Son

7

After winning the Peloponnesian War, _____ became the most powerful city-state in Greece

Sparta

8

The first people to consider explanations for other than that they were works of the gods were the early Greek ______________

Philosophers

9

King _______ appointed satraps to govern his provinces for him.

Darius

10

The ____________ values physical training, education, clear thinking, and the arts.

Athenians

11

Who was the founder of the Persian Empire?

Cyrus the Great

12

The roman government had a system of _______ & _________ to keep one part of the government from getting to strong

Checks and balances

13

The killing of the ________ brothers convinced Romans that violence could be used as a political weapon.

Gracchus

14

The Roman trade network grew because the Romans needed ________ from other parts of the Mediterranean

Materials

15

Rome fought the _________ wars against Carthage

Punic

16

A noble, powerful citizen of Rome was known as a ________

Patrician

17

The most powerful magistrates in Rome were called _______

Consuls

18

Who traveled and taught people his ideas and gained a great following?

Jesus

19

The Romans built _____ so their armies could travel throughout the empire.

Roads

20

The Romans invented ________ to help their structures last.

Arches

21

The word "Messiah" means "gods chosen one" in what language?

Hebrew

22

The capital of the eastern Roman Empire was called _____________

Constantinople

23

The Romans created lasting structures using ________

Layers

24

Muhammad taught that there is only one ____ which was different from the beliefs of the Arabs

God

25

The teachings of Muhammad was not the son of God is an ________ belief

Islamic

26

Caliph was the title given to Islam's highest leaders following __________ death

Muhammad's

27

A _____ is a building for Muslim prayer

Mosque

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The Five Pillars of _____ are required acts of worship for all Muslims

Islam

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A _______ life is one in which people travel deserts with their herds in search of food and water

Nomad's