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"Wedge-shaped" cuneiform writing was used in Ancient Mesopotamia. Chinese _________ script developed independently ~1600 BC.
This King united Upper Egypt in the south with Lower Egypt in the north around 3100 BC.
The pharaoh was believed to be divine. Royal tombs in Egypt were made of stone and shaped like ______________.
The nomadic Hebrew people settled in Palestine and founded this religion based on belief in monotheism and a covenant with God.
Wealthy landowners in ancient China ruled territories. These elite warriors formed a warrior __________ that supported the king.
The _________ system, characterized by strict social classes (each person was believed to have been born to a certain level of purity or pollution), developed in ancient India.
During the Neolithic revolution, humans began to plant crops and form villages. Excess food meant that not all villagers had to farm. Skilled workers, called __________, emerged.
An archaeologist working on the excavation of a Neolithic village discovers a ceramic bowl with markings on it in a style known to a region far to the east. This is evidence of ___________.
The emergence of different social classes was a logical outcome of the greater number of people, wealth, and complexity that emerged during the ___________.
Key defining features of a civilization include the presence of ____________, writing, and government (political complexity).
____________, meaning "between the rivers," describes the fertile land along and between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers is Southwest Asia.
The laws of Hammurabi's Code defined harsher punishments for injuring a man than for injuring a woman. This is evidence that Ancient Mesopotamia was ___________.
The _________ River flows north and has very predictable flooding cycles. It was very important to the development of Neolithic villages and ancient civilization in Egypt.
The Jewish ____ Commandments defined religious duties and ethical behavior.
The _________ religion upheld the caste system through belief in reincarnation, dharma, and karma.
The river valley civilizations developed complex governments, ______ tools and weapons, writing, social structures with a labor pool, and religious ideas - foundations for the rise of classical civilizations.
The river valley civilization of Egypt benefited from natural ____________, including deserts, the Red Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, and rapids.
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