Flashcards in Chapters 1, 2 & 3 Deck (47):
T or F. God sent the Flood because of the WICKEDNESS of mankind.
T or F. ABEL killed his brother in a fit of jealousy.
false - Cain
T or F. History was put on a DOWNWARD course by Adam's sin in the Garden of Eden.
T or F. A RACE is a large group of people who think of themselves as one and act in history as a unit.
false - nation
T or F. God called Abraham to leave the city of BABEL.
false - Ur
T or F. Under Hammurabi's laws, offenders were punished EQUALLY.
false - unequally
T or F. The most important part of a people's culture is their RELATIONSHIP TO GOD.
T or F. Abraham, Isaac, and JACOB are the Patriarchs of Israel.
T or F. The Nile River is the LONGEST river in the world.
T or F. A stylus was used for SUMERIAN writing.
early tombs with flat tops and sloping sides
kept the written records in Egypt
carving with the body of a lion and the head of a man
became popular tombs after the pyramids
What are the characteristics the make man capable of fellowship with God
1. language and thought
2. knowledge of right and wrong
3. freedom to make choices
Which ancient empire was founded by Hammurabi?
After the flood, Noah's family and their descendants settled in
Egypt could not be invaded from the south because of rapids in the Nile known as
What is the main dividing point of history?
the birth of Christ
Whose name means "mother of all"?
for what purpose were the pyramids built?
The first people in world history known to have used the wheel were the
What number was the Sumerian numbering system based on?
Name the man who deciphered the Rosetta Stone
The Egyptians were descendants of
What does "A.D." mean?
in the year of our Lord
By what means did the Sumerians improve their land?
What position did Joseph hold in the Egyptian government?
The river whose name means "fruitful" is the
What did Nimrod lead in building?
the Tower of Babel
What did Lamech brag about?
killing a man and a boy
father of the nation of Israel
father of Cain, Abel, and Seth
promulgated the laws of his empire
People who find and study the remains of past cultures are called
What is culture?
the way of life of a group of people
The many streams of the Nile near the Mediterranean Sea form a fan-shaped area known as the ______ region.
The Egyptians preserved dead bodies through the process of
the land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers was given the name
One who worships many gods is called a
What is a ziggurat?
a tower built in tiers, each smaller than the one beneath
The Greek historian who wrote about ancient Egypt was
Cunneiform was the writing of what people?
What is an Empire?
Rule by one city or person over other cities
By sending the ten plagues on the Egyptians, what was God teaching them about their gods?
God was showing them how foolish it was to worship the forces of nature as gods. He turned those very powers of nature against the people who trusted in them. God proved His power, using the ten plagues to free the children of Israel.