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Roush Final History

The study of earth and way the way people live on it Geography
Products of human skill Artifacts
Landforms Natural features of the earth's land surface
Exact location of a place on the earth's surface Absolute location
Folktales or stories passed down from generation to generation Legends
Average weather condition at a place over a period of years Climate
People who study ruins and artifacts Archeologists
Replaceable natural resources Renewable Resources
Irreplaceable natural resources Nonrenewable resources
Theory that the continents move Continental Drift
Old stone age Paleolithic
New stone age Neolithic
People who study the earth Geologists
People who study human beings Anthropologists
Large hole covered in branches trees and earth used to help people catch large animals Pitfalls
A piece of stone used to make weapons Flint
Big tusked animals that were killed for caot, warmth, and shelter Mammoths
Temple of hill of heaven, or mountain of god Ziggurat
Built a beautiful street to please people Nebuchadnezzar
OLdest know set of laws to exist Code of Hammurabi
Worship or believe in many gods Polytheism
Cradle of civilization, where civilization first began Mesopotamia
Group of states under one ruler Empire
Raised areas of flat or almost flat land Plateau
Sumerian writing made up of wedge-shaped signs Cuneiform
Tamed Domesticate
Time period Ages
Picture that stood for sounds and words Pictograph
People who move in place of food Nomad
Waterfalls or waves around a river Cataracts
First woman pharoah Hatshepsut
Founded the Tomb of King Tut Howard Carter
Roman officials elected to protect the lower classes Tribute
Believed to help the dead archieve afterlife Book Of Dead
Sumerian writing Scribes
Egyptain writing based on pictures Hieroglyphics
Body wrapped in linen to preserve it Mummy
Gave water, food, fertile soil, passway for ships The Gift Of The Nile
Paper made of reed Papyrus
Falcon God, gave pharoahs power to rule Horus
Sun God Amon - Ra
Last Pharoah of Egypt ever Cleopatra
Large Egypatian tombs Pyramid
Egyptian ruler Pharaoh
Meant to repreasent Upper and Lower Egypt Double Crown
A low triangular area of alluvial deposits where a river divides before entering a bigger body of water Delta
Youngest egyptian pharoah, king age 9-18 King Tut
Greek like Hellenistic
An educated guess Hypothesis
Sad, woeful Tragedies
Funny humorus Comedies
Wrote Illiad & Odyssey Homer
A country where the people rule Democracy
Ruler of all Greek gods Zeus
"Father of History" Herodotus
To exchange goods without using money Barter
Greek goddess of victory Nike
Countries ruled by king or queen Monarchy
Games held every 4 years Olympics
Cities and the surronding territories City-States
Government in which a few people rule Oligarchy
Ancient Greek marketplace Agora
Underground cemeterites Catacombs
Was a Roman general about to be crowned king but was murdered instead Julius Caesar
A political system where land owners had more power Feudalism
Roman god equavilent to Zeus Jupiter
Code in which knights swore to live by Code of Chivalry
Fighters in gladitorial games Gladiator
Political districts Provinces
Government in whichcitizens choose their leaders Republic
Used to carry water to bathhouses Aqueducts
To kill Assassinate
Peace that lasted over 200 years "Pax Romana"
Wore by poorer Romans Toga
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