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History

History of the World chapter 1 & 2

QuestionAnswer
ch1/checkup 1 Why do we begin our study of world history with the book of Genesis? The book of Genesis is "the most reliable source for what we need to know about the beginning of world history" (p. 3)
ch1/checkup 1 Why is man special to God? "Man is special to God because he alone was created in the image of God." (p. 3)
ch1/checkup 1 List three special characteristics of man. There special characteristics of man are as follows: (1) language and thought, (2) awareness of the difference between right and wrong, and (3) freedom to make choices." (p. )
ch1/checkup 1 What was the first human sin? What impact did it have on world history? The first human sin was rebellion against God when Adam and Eve disobeyed God and ate the forbidden fruit. It impacted world history because Paradise was lost. It brought painful childbirth, toil in the production of food, and death. End of perfect equali
ch1/checkup 1 What is a culture? A culture is the way of life of a group of people. (p. 5)
ch1/checkup 1 What is the most important part of a culture? The most important part of culture is how people relate to God.
ch1/checkup 1 Which culture tends to be stronger in world history: Cain's or Seth's? Cain's way or culture tends to be the stronger among men. (p. 5)
ch1/checkup 1 Identify: Adam and Eve the last creations of God, but the first in importance; Adam means "man" and Eve means "mother of all"
ch1/checkup 2 Why did God send the Flood? The earth was so filled with evil that God in His justice could no longer tolerate it.
ch1/checkup 2 How much did man learn from the Flood? Man did not learn much, if anything, from the Flood.
ch 1/ checkup 2 What are two names for the place where the survivors of the Flood settled? The survivors of the Flood settled in Shinar, also called Sumer.
ch1/ checkup 2 What event resulted in the confusion of people into many nations? Under Nimrod's leadership, the people began to build the city of Babel. God stopped the project by causing the people to speak different languages.
ch1/ checkup 2 What is a nation? A nation is a large group of people who think of themselves as one and act in history as a unit.
ch1/ checkup 2 Identify: Noah one descendant of Seth that found favor with God; obeyed God and built an ark to protect itself and his family from the Flood
Chapter1 Review: PEOPLE Know the following individuals and be able to explain their importance to world history: 1. Adam 2. Eve 3. Cain 4. Lamech 5. Seth 6. Noah 7. Shem, Ham, and Japheth 8. Nimrod
Chapter 1 Review: PLACES 1. Shinar a plain southeast of where the ark rested after the flood; place where Noah and his family settled; a.k.a. Sumer
Chapter 1 Review: TERMS 1. Genesis means "beginning" or "origin"; the book of Genesis tells of God creating the world
Ch 2/ checkup 1 1. What is the thread that we can follow through world history? God's plan for mankind provides a thread to follow through history.
Ch2 / checkup 1 2. How does the dispersion make studying history more difficult? The dispersion makes studying history more difficult because "so many people in so many places cannot all be studied at the same time."
Ch2/ checkup 1 3. What does B.C. stand for? What does A.D. mean? What does a c. before a date indicate? C.C. means "before the birth of Christ." A.D. means nano Domini, which is a Latin phrase for "in the year of our Lord." A C. before a date means "approximately".
Ch2/ checkup 1 4. What event is the greatest turning point of history? Christ's first coming was the greatest turning point in world history
Ch2/ checkup 1 5. Where was Abraham living when God called him to a new land around 2000 B.C.? Abraham was living in the city of Ur when God called him to a new land.
Ch2/ checkup 1 6. Explain the term Fertile Cresecent. What made the eastern part of the region fertile? t=The region was called the Fertile Crescent "because of its ability to grow crops and because its shape resembles a crescent moon" The eastern part of the region was fertile because of the rivers called Tigris and the Euphrates
Ch2/ checkup 1 7. Why was Mesopotamia a good name for the eastern part of the Fertile Crescent? Explain the names of two main rivers in this region The name Mesopotamia means "land between the rivers." It was called this because it lay between the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers. Tigris means "arrow" because it flow straight. Euphrates means "that makes fruitful" >waters, helps crops grow.
Ch2/ checkup 1 Identify: dispersion the scattering of people over the earth
Ch2/ checkup 2 1. What was the Sumerians' greatest accomplishment? Writing was the Sumerians' greatest accomplishment
Ch2/ checkup 2 2. What is the difference between a polytheist and a monotheist? A polytheist is a worshiper of many gods. A monotheist is a worshiper of one god. (For us: One God)
Ch2/ checkup 2 3. How did the Sumerian gods differ from the one true God? The Sumerians worshiped forces of nature (such as wind, rain) and objects of nature (sun, moon); however, the one true personal God created all of nature
Ch2/ checkup 2 4. Why did the Sumerians strive to please their gods? The Sumerians strove to please their gods because they believed that "men had been created to serve these powerful gods who could bring good or bad things upon them."
Ch2 / checkup 2 5. Why did war and struggle exist between Sumerian cities? A Sumerian king used religion to demand the obedience of his subjects. "Anyhone who refused to support the king risked bringing the god's wrath upon the whole city."
Ch2/ checkup 2 6. Why did war and struggle exist between Sumerian cities? The Sumerian kings, imitating their gods, wished to dominate other cities, which lead to wars between the cities.
Ch2/ checkup 2 7. What was God's promise to Abraham, and what did Abraham's faith begin? God promised Abraham that his name would be great, for the whole be the father of a great nation - a nation that would be a blessing to the whole world …Abraham believed God and began a journey of faith."
Ch2/ checkup 2 8. Which city was the center of the great empire that rose up a free hundred years after Abraham's time? Babylon was the center of the great empire that rose up a few hundred years after Abraham's time.
Ch2/ checkup 2 9. Who became king of Babylon und united all of Mesopotamia under his rule? Hammurabi became king of Babylon and untied all of Mesopotamia under his rule
Ch2/ checkup 2 Identify: wheel first used by the Sumerians
Ch2/ checkup 3 1. Who supposedly authorized Hammurabi to be a lawgiver? The sun god Shamash supposedly authorized Hammurabi to be a lawgiver.
Ch2/ checkup 3 2. What are laws? Why is it important that laws be written down? Laws are rules people follow in living together. It is important that laws be written so that everyone can know and obey them
Ch2/ checkup 3 3. Did Hammurabi's laws treat the rich and the poor the same? Explain. Hammurabi's law did not treat rich and poor the same. There were different punishments depending on whether the criminal was rich or poor, or whether the victim was rich or poor.
Ch2/ checkup 3 4. Who are the Patriarchs? How long did they live in Canaan? The Patriarchs were Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. They lived in Canaan 230 years.
Ch2/ checkup 3 5. What is a nation-state? A nation-state is "a nation or a people living in its own land with its own government."
Ch2/ checkup 3 6. How did the lack of a central, unified government in Canaan help Israel? Israel was able to establish a nation-state in Canaan because "Canaan hand no single center of political or military power."
Ch2, checkup 3 7. Give one example of God's judgment on the lustful people of Canaan. The destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah is one example of God's judgment on the people of Canaan.
Ch2/ checkup 3 8. What one thing made the Patriarchs stand out from the Canaanites? Only their recognition of the one true God made the Patriarchs stand out from the Canaanites.
Ch2/ checkup 3 9. How were the Patriarchs similar to the Canaanites? How did they differ? The Patriarchs "followed many of the same customs as the Canaanites in matters of inheritance, marriage contracts, children, and land." They differed because they "maintained their faith in the promises of God and enjoyed a unique relationship with God."
Ch2/ checkup 3 Identify: Promulgation making the laws known
Ch2 Review: PEOPLE Know the following individuals and be able to explain their importance to world history 1. Abraham 2. Sargon the Great 3. Hammurabi 4. Joseph review
Chapter 2 Review: PLACES Know the following places and their significance: 1. Middle East 2. Ur 3. Fertile Crescent 4. Trigris River 5. Euphrates River 6. Mesopotamia 7. Canaan 8. Megiddo review
Chapter 2 Review: TERMS Define the following terms: 1. dispersion 2. cuneiform 3. polytheist 4. monotheist 5. humanist 6. Anu 7. ziggurat 8. Nanna 9. empire 10. bureaucracy 11. Shamash 12. laws 13. promulgation review
Chapter 2 Review: TERMS Define the following terms: 14. equality under the law 15. Marduk 16. Patriarchs 17. nation-state 18. Baal review
Ch1/ checkup 1 Identify:evolution false teaching that God didn not create man, but man evolved from animals
Ch1/ checkup 1 humanism puts man in place of or above God
Ch1/ checkup 1 Cain first born son of Adam and Eve; killed brother; God punished him by making him a wanderer; his descendants grew in number and in evil
Ch1/ checkup 1 Abel, second born son of Adam and Eve; his brother Cain murdered him out of jealousy and hatred.
Ch1/ checkup 1 Seth third born son of Adam and Eve; some of his descendants were aware of their sin and inclined to repent (in contrast to Cain's descendants)
Ch1/ checkup 2 Babel city in Shinar (now Iraq)l later known as Babylon; people built tower there out of rebellion towards God (Gen. 11:4)
Ch1/ checkup 2 Nimrod a descendant of Noah's son Ham; became leader as a mighty hunter and rebel against God; in effect, he ruled the known world.
Chapter 1 Review PLACES 2. Babel city first built by Nimrod; place where the people began to construct a tower reaching up to the sky; later became known as Babylon
Chapter 1/ Review TERMS 2. evolution ideology that believes that man "evolved" from animals; rejects biblical truth that God created all things.
Chapter 1 / Review TERMS 3. humanism putting man in place of or above God
Chapter 1 / Review TERMS 4. culture the way of life of a group of people
Chapter 1 / Review TERMS 5. capital punishment the death penalty for murder
Chapter 1 / Review TERMs 6. nation a large group of people who think of themselves as one and act in history as a unit
Ch2/ checkup 1 Identify: Middle East, Shinar, Hamitic, Sargon a part of the world where the continents of Africa, Asia, and Europe meet
Ch2/ checkup 1 Identify: Shinar, Hamitic, Sargon biblical name of the region of Sumer, where the Tower of Babel was built
Ch2/ checkup 1 Identify: Sargon Akkadian king who conquered the Sumerians; Akkadians ruled them for 200 years but adopted the Sumerian way of life.
ch2/ checkup 2 Identify: stylus a stick shaped in such a way that the markings had a wedge-like appearance
Ch2/ checkup 2 Identify: cuneiform wedge-shaped writing
Ch2/ checkup 2 Identify: humanist person who makes me into gods (Rom 1:23)
Ch2/ checkup 2 Identify: Anu the Sumerian god of the sky, who supposedly ruled the other gods; threatened by rebellion, like human rulers are
Ch2/ checkup 2 Identify: Nanna moon "god"
Ch2/ checkup 2 Identify: Ur-Nammu kind of Ur
Ch2/ checkup 2 Identify: ziggurat tower built in tiers or stages, each stage smaller than the one beneath, all atop a large mound of clay or debris
Ch2/ checkup 2 Identify:empire rule by one city or people over other cities or peoples
Ch2/ checkup 2 Identify: Babylonia city of the original Tower of Babel; became center of a new empire
Ch2/ checkup 2 Identify: bureaucracy an organized group of people appointed by a ruler to help him govern
Ch2/ checkup 3 Identify: Megiddo valley in Israel, also known as Armageddon
Ch2/ checkup 3 Identify: Armageddon, Mt. Megiddo; site of an epic battle associated with the end time prophecies
Ch2/ checkup 3 Identify: Baal the chief 'god' of the Canaanites
Ch2/ checkup 3 Identify: Joseph Jacob's favorite son; sold into slavery by his ten brothers
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