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Short Cycle Assessment 1

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On what did Mesopotamians, Egyptians, and Sumerians rely for crops to grow? SOC.6.I.C.1.a floods
Mesopotamia and the Indus Valley were able to support the growth of an early civilization because they___. SOC.6.I.C.1.a were located near major rivers
Which river valley developed an early civilization in Egypt? SOC.6.I.C.1.a Nile River
A religious similarity between the Mesopotamians and Egyptians was that ___. SOC.6.I.C.1.a they both had many gods
Early Sumerians civilization developed near which river? SOC.6.I.C.1.a Tigris
Mesopotamians, Egyptians, and Sumerians all relied on floods for ___. SOC.6.I.C.1.a a good harvest
In ancient Egypt most people settled in the Nile River valley. What was a pull factor that caused people to migrate to this area? SOC.6.I.C.1.a fertile land
In ancient civilizations, political power in the cities was held by ___. SOC.6.I.C.1.a kings
An organized system of government was first started in the civilization of __. SOC.6.I.C.1.a Mesopotamia
Which agricultural technique was most important to early farmers? SOC.6.I.C.1.b irrigation
What made it possible for the Code of Hammurabi to be followed throughout Babylonia? SOC.6.I.C.1.c The laws applied to all people
What is most notable about Queen Hatshepsut? SOC.6.I.C.1.c She was the only female pharaoh in Egypt
How did Egyptian pharaohs justify the power they claimed? SOC.6.I.C.1.c Pharaohs were believed to be part god
Which of these best describes the condition Egypt under Ramses the Great? SOC.6.I.C.1.c Prosperous
Which of the following ideas was introduced by the code of Hammurabi? SOC.6.I.C.1.c fair treatment under the law
As early as 200 B.C.E., Egyptians pharaohs sent ships to buy or take what items from Kush? SOC.6.I.C.1.d cattle and gold
Early Egyptians had their soldiers build forts and trading post in Kush to make sure they had access to which Kush resources? SOC.6.I.C.1.d ivory and copper
Why did Egypt increase long-distance trade during the reign of Hatshepsut? SOC.6.I.C.1.d to increase national power and wealth
>Slaves >Precious Minerals >Incense >Religious Ideas >Styles of Art= Which is the best title for this list? SOC.6.I.C.1.d Items Traded between Egypt and Kush
What resulted from the development of Egyptians writing? SOC.6.I.C.1.f dated records
Why did Nubians and Egyptians worship some of the same gods? SOC.6.I.C.1.f Nubia and Egypt exchanged certain cultural practices when Egypt ruled Nubia
Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics could not be read until __. SOC.6.I.C.1.f the decoding of the Rosetta Stone
What quality gave the pharaoh supreme authority in ancient Egypt? SOC.6.I.C.1.f He was believed to be a god
What was the purpose of the pyramids? SOC.6.I.C.1.f They were tombs
The earliest Egyptian writings are called __. SOC.6.I.C.1.f hieroglyphics
How did the growth of Egyptians cities affect the class system? SOC.6.I.C.1.f More people became skilled artisans
What does the number of specialized trades suggest about ancient Egypt? (Furniture>pottery>Mats>& Brick Stone>Jewelry>sandals>linen clothing. SOC.6.I.C.1.f Ancient Egyptian civilization was complex
I. Economic Activities>A. Farming, B. Mining, C. Fishing and Hunting, D. Trade = What would have been the result for ancient Egypt if a severe drought dried up in the Nile? SOC.6.I.C.1.f Productive activities other than mining would largely disappear
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