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DiCanio Global 1

Global 1 Midterm Review

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Sumerians The first people to invent writing
Mesopotamia the land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers
Hieroglyphics picture writing used by Egyptians
Chariots horse-led carts
Archaeologist a person who finds and studies the things people left behind
Barter to buy or trade without using money
Mummy a dead body wrapped in strips of cloth
Hammurabi created the first code of laws (an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth)
Primary documentation of an event that was written or witnessed by a person who was there (example: a diary)
Secondary when a person writes about an event after it happened and when they were not present (a person who writes about an event 1,000 years after it happens)
Alliance the Chaldeans and the Medes formed a _____________ and agreed to help each other defeat the Assyrians
Anthropologist a person who studies the beginnings and behaviors of people
One contribution the Egyptians made to the world? Calendar
One contribution the Egyptians made to the world? Geometry
One reason the discovery of fire was important? Protection against animals
One reason the discovery of fire was important? Food
Created by: lseverino1