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1

the beliefs and customs of a group of people

culture

2

After Ramses the Great died, Egypt was __________ and never regained _____________.

invaded; power

3

Shabaka and the 25th dynasty are best known for restoring _________________ culture.

Egyptian

4

A textbook is an example of a _____________ source.

secondary

5

The continent occupied last by humans was

South America

6

What did Menes wear to symbolize his rule over both Upper and Lower Egypt?

Double Crown

7

Name the leader who conquered all of Sumer.

Sargon

8

Kushite farmers were unable to grow enough food because cattle were allowed to _______________ which caused the soil to ___________________.

overgraze; blow away

9

The cataracts helped protect Kush from _________.

Egypt

10

Conquest of distant lands allowed Egypt's ________ to expand along with its empire.

trade

11

What was built to protect cities from attack?

walls

12

Sargon was able to establish the world's first empire because he had the first

permanent army

13

Why is the Great Pyramid of Khufu empty?

it was robbed

14

Farming allowed people to build

permanent settlements

15

List 3 materials that people used to make clothing and cloth.

plant fibers, animal skins, wool

16

Why did city-states fight over farmland?

so they had enough land to grow food

17

Phoenician ships sailed on the _________________ Sea.

Mediterranean

18

Thutmose I attacked Kush because he was afraid Kush would become more powerful and

attack Egypt

19

a series of rulers from the same family

dynasty

20

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

gods

21

Pyramids are __________ that were built for the ______________.

tombs; pharaohs

22

Piankhi believed the gods wanted him to

rule all of Egypt

23

Mountains, deserts, rivers, and valleys are examples of

physical features

24

objects that were created and used by humans

artifacts

25

Ramses the Great is known for being a great ___________ and a great _____________.

warrior and builder

26

Name the king who was a legendary figure in Sumerian literature.

Gilgamesh

27

a part or imprint of something that was once alive

fossil

28

Name the kingdom that was ruled by a few powerful queens such as Queen Shanakhdakheto and Queen Amanirenas.

Kush

29

Enheduanna is the world's first known __________.

author

30

Tombs were filled with art, jewelry, and other objects for the ________________.

afterlife