Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in using Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

social studies

review for unit 2 test (not working on now)

QuestionAnswer
what is Sumer? it is a powerful city state in Mesopotamia that produced the first writing system using clay tablets.
what is Mesopotamia? it is an area of flat land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers where one of the first civilizations emerged it can also be described as the land between the rivers or the fertile crescent
what is the Torah? the first five books of the Hebrew bible. The Jewish religion was greatly influenced by the Torah.
what is the code of Hammurabi? a set of laws established by Hammurabi to protect the weak and every law came with a punishment
who is Abraham? c. 1800 b.c. a shepherd living Ur who is considered by Jewish people to be the first Jew
who is Nebuchadnezzar 2? 630 b.c. - 562 b.c. Chaldean dynasty king of Babylon who took overmuch of the former Assyrian empire and ordered massive building projects. (for the test you should know his the king of Babylon)
who is Hammurabi? 1810 b.c. -1750 b.c. king of Babylon who came to rule all of ..Mesopotamia and established a IMPORTANT written law code known as the "CODE OF HAMMURABI"
who is Solomon? c. 1000 b.c. son of David and king of Israel and he built the great temple
what is monotheism? the worship of only one god -Judaism
what is polytheism? the worship of many gods
what are ziggurat? a huge pyramid shaped structure consisting of a series of stacked rectangular platforms
what is a city-state? a city that is an individual unit complete with its own form of government and traditions
what is divine kingship? the right to rule was god given
who developed a writing system with just 22 characters? the Phoenicians did
what advancements were made during Nebuchadnezzar 2's rule? math science literature and astronomy
what made Hammurabi's code different than earlier law codes? who was he trying to protect with his law codes? his law code was different than earlier ones because all laws came with a punishment. also the laws protected the weak.
why did Solomon build his temple? he built his temple to serve as a place of worship.
what promise or covenant did Abraham make? that he would worship only one god.
what are the ten commandments? a set of laws that provides guidance for the worship of god and rules for moral behavior
what is the Torah? the first five books of the Hebrew bible
what did river-valleys do? they had great influence on civilizations.
what were the main differences between Babylon and Assyria? Babylon was a center of learning and Assyria focused on war and conquest
what is a dynasty? a ruling family
Lydians probably developed the... regions first coins
what are two differences between the CODE OF HAMMURABI and the TEN COMMANDMENTS? 1 difference is: that the code of Hammurabi has more rules or laws then the ten commandments. another difference is: that the code of Hammurabi lists a series of crimes and their punishments and the ten commandments provide guidance for the worship of god
how did both law codes have an affect on early people? they made moral upbringing
what are two similarities between the CODE OF HAMMURABI and the TEN COMMANDMENTS? 1 similarity is: that they both are ancient laws another similarity is:
Created by: izzy255
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards