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1

The textbook refers to Egyptian civilization as "a more cohesive___" than those that developed in Mesopotamia.

state

2

Herodotus referred to Egypt as the gift of the ___

Nile

3

Michael Wood observes that in contrast to Mesopotamian civilizations, the predictable floods of the Nile River made Egyptians and ___ people.

optomistic

4

The "great house" that and Egyptian king was buried in became known as a ___

pyramid

5

The Egyptians were polytheistic, which mean they worshiped many

gods

6

The book that preserved Egyptian's ideas about death and the afterlife is the Book of the ___

Dead

7

Egyptians invented a style of ___ with character call hieroglyphs.

writing

8

One of the themes of Egyptian civilization is an emphasis on a cult of the ___

dead

9

M. Stanton Evans argues that the style of government found in Egyptian civilization was a ___ because the king (pharaoh) was believed to have gotten his/ her power to rule from the God or gods.

theocracy

10

Archaeological research is now being used to contend that ___ built the pyramids themselves - instead of a lost civilization.

Egyptians

11

Archaeological research has revealed that the workers who built the pyramids lived together in a village of around 25,000 people, suggesting that the Egyptians had created the world's first ___ city.

industrialized

12

Archaeological research that enables us to understand what the daily life of those who built the pyramids was like is referred to as ___ history, rather political or military history..

social