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1

an account by someone who witnessed an event; examples include: letters, diaries, court documents, etc.

primary source

2

Rivers, valleys, mountains, and deserts are examples of

physical features

3

Early people would look for a location near enough __________________ and ________________ as they decided where to settle.

food, water

4

Farming allowed people to build permanent ______________.

settlements

5

List three materials that people used to make clothing and cloth.

wool, plant fibers, animal skins

6

What was the Law of the Twelve Tables?

Rome's first written law code

7

_______ were built around cities to protect the inhabitants from attack.

walls

8

an account of an event created by someone who did NOT witness the event; examples include textbooks and encyclopedia articles

secondary source

9

Societies with many natural _____________ could build cities and armies and develop trade.

resources

10

Using large animals greatly improved the ability of people to __________, which increased their chances of survival.

farm

11

Despite the growth of cities, Mesopotamian society was still based on ___________.

agriculture

12

The army of __________ defeated all the city-states of Sumer and conquered northern Mesopotamia.

Sargon

13

A king known as ___________ became a legendary figure in Sumerian literature.

Gilgamesh

14

Sumerians believed that the ________ could bring a good harvest or a terrible flood.

gods

15

Menes wore a double crown to symbolize ____________.

his rule over Upper and Lower Egypt

16

Why did the Egyptians fill tombs with art, jewelry, and other treasures?

for the afterlife

17

Pyramids are ________ that were built for the ________.

tombs, pharaohs

18

a series of rulers from the same family

dynasty

19

Ramses the Great is remembered as a great ___________ and a great ___________.

warrior, builder

20

What did Shi Huangdi do that shows he was a follower of legalism?

created strict laws and harsh punishments

21

What was the effect of all people in China using the same coins and the same writing system?

trade became easier

22

Why did Shi Huangdi have the Great Wall of China built?

protection from invaders

23

“Rule of the people” describes which type of government?

democracy

24

Name the type of government that started in Athens.

democracy

25

Explain why it was not possible for most juries to come to a tie.

odd number of members

26

What is the name for the type of democracy that allows citizens to directly participate in the government?

direct democracy

27

What did lyric poets do while reciting their poems?

played the lyre

28

Name the leader who founded (started) the Persian Empire.

Cyrus the Great

29

Why was Darius angry with the Greeks?

they aided a rebellion

30

What were Spartan boys trained to be?

soldiers