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					                                   Test Review – Ancient Civilizations



Know and be able to use the following terms:
Paleolithic
Neolithic
Civilization
Anthropology
Cuneiform
Neolithic Revolution
Theocracy
Empire
Judaism
Nomad
Systematic Agriculture
Monotheistic
Polytheistic

Know the historical significance of the following people and groups:
People                                    Groups
Hammurabi                                 Sumerians
Osiris                                    Assyrians
Cleopatra                                 Akkadians
King Saul                                 Ten Lost Tribes
King Solomon                              Persians
Darius                                    Phoenicians
Cyrus the Great                           Homo sapiens sapiens
                                          Homo erectus
                                          Hittites

Know the significance of the following locations:
Nile River

General Concepts:
Why were Paleolithic people nomads?
What did systematic agriculture do for humans?
What did the use of metals mark the beginning of?
What are the basic characteristics of a civilization?
Where did Paleolithic people live after caves?
What did farming in ancient Mesopotamia cause? What were the results of this change?
What contributed to the efficient communication system of the Persian Empire?
Why was the Phoenician Alphabet important?
How was Judaism different from the other religions of the ancient world?

				
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