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Social Studies

Chapter 1 + 2

The first civilizations settled in a land ______ between two rivers/ mesopotamia
The first Mesopotamians were ______ ; they were successful because they _______ their crops. farmers ; irrigated
They settled in southern Mesopotamia because there was plenty of fresh ______ water
The Sumerian civilization worshiped _____ gods. many
What technology was developed by the peoples of Mesopotamia? system of writing
What three things did the Sumerians do to advance their civilization? writing, technology, and religion
Who ruled the kingdom of Babylonia and create a code of laws by which to live? Hammurabi
What was the purpose of the code of Hammurabi? to protect the weak
What is the difference between the Assyrian and Babylonian cultures? Assyrians placed a higher value on war and conquest ; Babylonians placed a higher value on building
Describe Babylon under the rule of Nebuchadnezzar II. great and glorious
What did Abraham agree to practice when he made the covenant with God? monotheism
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