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61

Why did the Spartans think it was important for women to be strong and healthy?

to have strong, healthy children

62

Italy is surrounded by water on three sides so it is a ____________.

peninsula

63

Who was the first ruler to have a permanent army?

Sargon

64

Priests were important in Sumerian society because Sumerians believed they could communicate with the ___________.

gods

65

How long ago was the year 300 BC?

2317 years ago

66

Menes united the two kingdoms that were called __________ Egypt and _________ Egypt.

Upper, Lower

67

List the natural barriers that protected Egypt from invaders.

deserts, cataracts, seas

68

What was the occupation (job) of 80% of Egyptians?

farmer

69

Egypt conquered Kush and controlled it for many years. How did this affect Kushite culture?

It became more like Egyptian culture.

70

Define scribe.

writer

71

What was discovered in 1799 that allowed scholars to understand hieroglyphics?

Rosetta Stone

72

What did the Egyptians believe happened to a person’s ka after the person died?

became a spirit

73

Cincinnatus was a farmer who became Rome’s most famous ______________.

dictator

74

According to legend, the first king of Rome was ____________.

Romulus

75

The part of the Christian Bible that tells about Jesus is called the ___________________.

New Testament