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Mesopotamia Test

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What is the 1st step of becoming civilized? farming & domesticating animals
What does AD stand for? Anno Domini - In the year of our Lord
Most people belonged to which social class? commoners or working class
What type of government is rule by a king? monarchy
What was the role of women/females? To run the household-cook, make clothes, raise children
What are 2 ways to become a slave in Mesopotamia? owe debt or be a prisoner of war
What are 2 of Hammurabi's accomplishments? created organized written law code united Mesopotamia
Why is Mesopotamia nicknamed Fertile Crescent? rich soil & shape of the area
What present day country is between the Tigris & Euphrates Rivers? Iraq
What body of water do the Tigris & Euphrates empty into? Persian Gulf
What are examples of features in a city-state? ziggurat, king's palace, neighborhoods, city wall, farmland
How did Mesopotamians control flooding? levees
What was created to predict floods? calendar
Which early empire was warlike? Assyrians
What was the message of Hammurabi's Code? the weak should be protected
Which early empire created the wheel & cuneiform? Sumerians
What are examples of artifacts? tools, jewelry, toys, weapons, musical instruments, books, pottery
What are examples of non artifacts? fossils, human remains, animal bones
What does CE mean on a timeline? common era, it is the same as AD
When could girls learn to read & write? if a male in their household taught them
Created by: jlehman99
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