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Ch 2 Settling Nile

8th gr social studies

QuestionAnswer
longest river in world, about 4000 miles long Nile
used the Nile for many things Egyptians
a narrow, green valley in Egypt Nile Valley
northern end of the valley is a fetile area of land delta
largest desert in the world and lies west of the Nile Valley Sahara
lies to the east of the Nile Valley Eastern Desert
has several natural borders to protect it Egypt
kept enemies from entering Egypt deserts
kept enemies from entering Egypt dangerous rapids of the Nile
kept enemies from entering Egypt marshes in the delta
were predictable and not devastating floods along the Nile
each spring it would flood and leave a dark fertile mud along its bank Nile
was helpful to farmers after they learned about it Nile
farmers used what was left behind by floods to grow wheat, barley, and flax seeds soil
because the people in Egypt had surplus food, some people became this instead of farmers artisans
what artisans did wove cloth
what artisans did made pottery
what artisans did carved statues
what artisans did crafted weapons and tools
Egyptians traded with each other and with others in _______________ Mesopotamia
a few strong chiefs united groups of valleys into ___________ kingdoms
name one of the two large kingdoms that emerged Lower Egypt
name one of the two large kingdoms that emerged Upper Egypt
united the two kingdoms Narmer
ruled from the city of Memphis and his kingdom lasted long after his death Narmer
Egyptians built these to protect bodies of dead pharoahs pyramids
contained dead pharoahs and their belongings they might need in their afterlife pyramid
took thousands of people and years of labor to build one pyramid
name one of two things Egyptians used to create pyramids astronomy
name one of two things Egyptians used to create pyramids mathematics
what pyramids are made of that were carefully selected through searching stone
cut stone into blocks that were used to make pyramids artisans
other workers __________ and pulled them to the Nile tied stones to sleds
largest pyramid in Egypt Great Pyramid
the Great Pyramid was built for __________ King Khufu
the Great Pyramid is located near Cairo
one of three main pyramids Khufu
one of three main pyramids Khafre
one of three main pyramids Menkaura
ruled Eygpt All-powerful pharoahs
Egyptians were ___________ polytheistic
who built huge stone pyramids as tombs for their pharoahs Egyptians of old Kingdom
lasted from 2600 to 2300 bc old kingdom
pharoahs appointed _____ to carry out their commands officers
why Egyptian people served pharoahs believed kingdom depended on one strong leader
pharoahs lost control of Egypt 2300 bc
at the time the pharoahs lost control of Egypt a new dynasty of pharoahs created a capital at _________ Thebes
after the capital at Thebes
longest river in world, about 4000 miles long Nile
used the Nile for many things Egyptians
a narrow, green valley in Egypt Nile Valley
northern end of the valley is a fetile area of land delta
largest desert in the world and lies west of the Nile Valley Sahara
lies to the east of the Nile Valley Eastern Desert
has several natural borders to protect it Egypt
kept enemies from entering Egypt deserts
kept enemies from entering Egypt dangerous rapids of the Nile
kept enemies from entering Egypt marshes in the delta
were predictable and not devastating floods along the Nile
each spring it would flood and leave a dark fertile mud along its bank Nile
was helpful to farmers after they learned about it Nile
farmers used what was left behind by floods to grow wheat, barley, and flax seeds soil
because the people in Egypt had surplus food, some people became this instead of farmers artisans
what artisans did wove cloth
what artisans did made pottery
what artisans did carved statues
what artisans did crafted weapons and tools
Egyptians traded with each other and with others in _______________ Mesopotamia
a few strong chiefs united groups of valleys into ___________ kingdoms
name one of the two large kingdoms that emerged Lower Egypt
name one of the two large kingdoms that emerged Upper Egypt
united the two kingdoms Narmer
ruled from the city of Memphis and his kingdom lasted long after his death Narmer
Egyptians built these to protect bodies of dead pharoahs pyramids
contained dead pharoahs and their belongings they might need in their afterlife pyramid
took thousands of people and years of labor to build one pyramid
name one of two things Egyptians used to create pyramids astronomy
name one of two things Egyptians used to create pyramids mathematics
what pyramids are made of that were carefully selected through searching stone
cut stone into blocks that were used to make pyramids artisans
other workers __________ and pulled them to the Nile tied stones to sleds
largest pyramid in Egypt Great Pyramid
the Great Pyramid was built for __________ King Khufu
the Great Pyramid is located near Cairo
one of three main pyramids Khufu
one of three main pyramids Khafre
one of three main pyramids Menkaura
ruled Eygpt All-powerful pharoahs
Egyptians were ___________ polytheistic
who built huge stone pyramids as tombs for their pharoahs Egyptians of old Kingdom
lasted from 2600 to 2300 bc old kingdom
pharoahs appointed _____ to carry out their commands officers
why Egyptian people served pharoahs believed kingdom depended on one strong leader
pharoahs lost control of Egypt 2300 bc
at the time the pharoahs lost control of Egypt a new dynasty of pharoahs created a capital at _________ Thebes
after the capital at Thebes was created, the Middle Kingdom began to experience one of these three things time of stability
after the capital at Thebes was created, the Middle Kingdom began to experience one of these three things prosperity
after the capital at Thebes was created, the Middle Kingdom began to experience one of these three things achievement
Egypt took control of other lands and forced conquered people to send __________ tributes
forced payments tributes
way Egypt increased its riches tributes
one of the three things that blossomed during the Middle Kingdom the arts
one of the three things that blossomed during the Middle Kingdom literature
one of the three things that blossomed during the Middle Kingdom architecture
the Middle King ended when the _________ attacked and conquered Egypt Hyksos
ruled until 1500 bc Hyskos
__________ led revolt to drive the Hyksos out of Egypt Prince Ahmose
The king boy who was only ten years old Tutankhamen
restored old religion Tutankhamen
ruled only nine years and died unexpectedly Tutankhamen
only woman pharoah Queen Hatshepsut
ruled in place of her nephew Queen Hatshepsut
known for peace and for trade Queen Hatshepsut
pharoah after Queen Hatshepsut Thutmose III
began aggressive wars of conquest Thutmose III
grew rich from trade and tribute Thutmose III
slavery became widespread under his rule Thutmose III
did not like Hatshepsut Thutmose III
amen Hotep Kematon
introduced new religion Kematon
made it so difficult he would be only god worshiped Kematon
ruler for 66 years in the 1200 bc's Ramses II
considered to be the greatest pharoah Ramses II
Egyptian power faded after _________ because of a series of invasions Ramses II
__________ armies expanded Egypt's borders to the Euphrates River in Mesopotamia Thutmose
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