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1

According to our textbook, as early as 7,000 B.C.E, as many as ___ people were living in some of the villages in the Fertile. Crescent.

10,000

2

Around 5,000 years ago a new technology called ___ was developed in order to keep records.

Writing

3

In the 5th century B.C.E. a Greek named ___ coined the term "history".

Herodotus

4

This topic is focused on the land between the ___ and ___ Rivers in a place the Greeks called ___.

Tigris, Euphrates, Mesopotamia

5

Michael Wood defines civilization as life in ___.

cities

6

A civilization composed of people known as the ___ constructed ziggurats and invented the wheel

Sumerians

7

The Epic of ___ is considered by many to be the world's first literature.

Gilgamesh

8

In class we noted that all of the primary civilizations developed along ___.

Rivers

9

In class we noted that primary civilizations were ruled by a form of government known as ___.

State/Theocracy

10

In class we noted that all civilizations feature dome form of ___ architecture.

temple/religious/sacred

11

Abraham is viewed as an early ___, which means that he believed in only one God.

monotheist

12

Genesis 12 and 17 explain why Judaism presents Abraham as the first man to make a ___ with God.

covenant