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Forest floors are cleared by fire are then planted. Slash & Burn
The original human economy. Hunting&Gathering
Nomadic hunters & gatherers. Band
When bronze tools were 1st introduced. Bronze Age
The succession of technological innovation. Neolithic Revolution
The New Stone Age. Neolithic Age
Early Urban Culture. Catal Hüyük
Societies distinguished by realiance. Civilization
A form of writing developed by the Sumerians. Cuneiform
Also known as Huanghe. Yellow River
1st Chinese dynasty. Shang
Shanans or Priests in the Chinese society. Orcles
Between the rivers. Mesopotamia
massive towers usually associated with the Mesopotamia temple complexes. Ziggurates
Form of political organization typical of Mesopotamia. City-State
People who migrated into Mesopotamia. Sumerians
Collapsed due to foreign invasion. Babylonian Empire
Major urban complex of the harrapan civilization. Harappa
Laid out on a grid pattern. Mohenjo Daro
Monument architecture typical of Old Kingdom Egypt. Pyramids
Title of Kings Of Ancient Egypt. Pharaoh
Pictographic characters grouped together. Ideographs
Worship of a single God. Monotheism
Seafaring civilization located on the the shores of Eastern Medditerean. Phoenicians
The humanoid species that emerged as most successful. Homo Sapiens

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Ancient Civilizations Crossword

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The river that flows through Ancient Egypt nile
The river that flows through Ancient India indus
The rivers that flow through Ancient Mesopotamia TigrisandEuphrates
The river that flows through Ancient China HuangHe
Means "land between two rivers" Mesopotamia
The large Middle East region where many prosperous civilizations used the rich soil for agriculture FertileCrescent
Skilled workers, like a carpenter or brick maker artisans
People who trade goods merchants
A large Sumerian temple used for religious worship ziggurat
Wedge-shaped writing used in Mesopotamia cuneiform
An independent city that has its own ruler, government, and name city-state
Nickname for river valleys Cradle of Civilization
Ancient Egyptian writing that uses symbols in lines hieroglyphics
The leader of Egypt who was also considered a god pharaoh
levels of people in society; wealth often = power socialclass
civilizations in Mesopotamia where city-states organized similar cultures Sumerian
The type of government that is led by religious leaders theocracy
The belief in only one god monotheism
The belief in more than one god polytheism
The list of religious and moral guidelines followed by the Hebrews tencommandments
The religion followed by the Hebrews judaism
The list of harsh laws and punishments used in Babylon in Mesopotamia hammurabiscode
The father of Judaism abraham
An artisan who has learned to write and read scribe
The Chinese belief that dead ancestors in heaven approve of their leaders MandateofHeaven
Family of rulers dynasty
Way of life culture
Complex culture civilization
Political system government
King or Queen; power by birth Monarch
cause of civilization agriculture
1st effect of civilization populationincrease
2nd effect of civilization specialization
3rd effect of civilization cities
Process of drying a dead body mummification
Tomb for Pharaohs pyramid
Rigid social class structure in India; born into & stay castesystem
Ancient trade route silkroad
Rich upper class aristocracy
Protection greatwall

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The Beginning of Civilizations Crossword

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Most ________ people were nomadic. Paleolithic
______ use artifacts and remains of ancient humans to learn about culture. Anthropologists
In present day ______, people raised beans, squash, and corn. Mexico
People began to form _____ during the Bronze Age Civilizations
People in the Bronze Age kept written records, like ______. Laws
The first civilizations started in the ______ ______ of Mesopotamia. River Valleys
The Neolithic Age is also called the ______ ______ ______. New Stone Age
In the Neolithic Age, people farmed and raised animals for ______. Food
The first modern humans appeared in ______. Africa
Paleolithic people invented the ______ and the bow and arrow. Spear

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World History Crossword Puzzle

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They're people that move one place to another. Nomads
People that collect plants. Gathering
Animals that are use for traveling, hunting, and food source. Domestication
The Age started in 3000 B.C. Bronze
Sumer that is modern. Iraq
Ditches that transport water from one place to another. Irrigation
It is professional record of writing. Scribes
Is a system that stable societies/complex cultures. Class
They cut trees/grasses and burn them. Slash and Burn
It's when they focus in one thing/job. Specialization
This Age is when Ice Age is still occurring. Paleolithic
Ancient clay tablets. Stylus
It increase in fishing, small game , and gathering. Extinct
This Age is when Ice Age ended. Neolithic
3000 B.C. Sumerian scribes invent...... Cuneiform
Develops C. 7000 B.C. Agriculture
River that is (southern Iraq ). Euphrates
It is (mountain of god). Ziggurat
It is trading goods/services without money. Barter
It is extra food. Surplus

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River Valley Civilizations Crossword

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the land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers mesopotamia
the second step in civilization cities
belief in many gods polytheism
king of Mesopotamia with famous law code Hammurabi
Egypt's river Nile
Egyptian kings are called Pharaoh
built in Egypt as tombs for rulers Pyramids
river valley civilization in India Indusvalley
pyramids in Mesopotamia ziggurats
first writing cuneiform
writing in Egypt hieroglyphics
canals used to water crops irrigation
river on which Ancient China developped HuangHe
right to rule given by god to Chinese rulers Mandateofheaven
major food source for the Olmecs maize
symbols that represent sound alphabet

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From Human Prehistory to Early Civilizations Crossword

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2 million plus years in which our species has existed Paleolithic
Measured by better tool use, more elaborate social organization, and migration to different parts of the world Neolithic
Development of systemitized agriculture 10,000 B.C.E. Neolithic Revolution
Time period given to the utilization of metal tools in the Middle East, circa 4,000 B.C.E. Bronze Age
Herding peoples with strong kinship ties bands
Writing based on wedge-like characters, developed in the Middle East around 3500 B.C.E. Cuneiform
One of the central rivers in Mesopotamia leading to the development of advanced civilizations Euphrates
The first known human writing was developed by this society Sumerians
King_______________ was responsible for intiating the first law code in ancient society. Hammurabi
Sumerian (Mesopotamian) society political structures stressed tightly organized ___________ city-states
A prosperous urban civilization along the Indus River supporting the cities Mohenjo Daro and_________ Harappa
By 1500 B.C.E., a line of kings called the ________ ruled over the Huanghe valley in China Shang
Most river valley civilizations declined after about ________ 1200 BCE
The _________ devised a greatly simplified alphabet with 22 letters around 1300 B.C.E. which influenced the Greek and Latin alphabets. Phoenicians

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Chapter 3: Ancient Mesopotamia Crossword

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Mesopotamian River Tigris
Causes the river to drop drought
Mesopotamian building material mud
A city and nearby farmlands (2 words) citystate
Professional record keeper scribe
Flat by the river floodplain
Having more than is needed surplus
Surplus traded by Mesopotamia grain
Symbol used in picture writing pictograph
Advanced form of culture civilization
Invention that made wagons possible wheel
Wedge shaped writing cuneiform
Reed used for writing stylus
sumerian temple Ziggarut
Replaced priests as Sumerian ruler king
Mixing of copper and tin Bronze
First important farming tool used to break soil plow

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Early River Valley Civilization Crossword

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Which civiliazion had the Nile river as a perfect waterway for trade and agriculture? Egypt
Which civilization had a weak government and based their rules off of the Code of Hammurabi? Mesopotamia
What is the start of the Dynastic cycle? The Mandate of Heaven
How were societies structured? social classes
What rules helped keep the people of mesopotamia in order? The Code of Hammurabi
The use of animals for labor Domestication
Which civilization was profitable off of silk? China
The belief in more than one God Polytheistic
The idea of males being superior to females Patriarchy
The belief that ancestors that have died could still impact life on earth Ancestor worship
Who chose to rule in the Chinese civilzation? God
The spread of languages and ideas Cultural diffusion
China is located in Asia
What were the two rivers of Mesopotamia? Tigris and Euphrates
Mild climate helped with the growth of Crops
Where did civilizations settle near? rivers
A large landmass that juts out from a continent subcontinent

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Paleolithic/Neolithic Crossward Puzzle Crossword

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Ancient Egyptian writing Hieroglyph
What did ancient egyptians write on. Papyrus
A city-state in Mesopotamia Babylon
An ancient sumerian temple Ziggurat
Family of related languages Cuneiform
Lived in Mesopotamia Sumerians
Also known as a hunter-gatherer Foragers
When early humans went from being nomads to farmers Agriculture Revoluion
Old Stone Age Paleolithic
Neolithic New stone age
an object made by a human being, typically an item of cultural or historical interest Artifact
Large structures made by egyptians Pyramid
Dead bodies wrapped and preserved Mummy
Places that are too small to be a state but have different customs City State
Writer or a person who writes Scribe
Indus River Valley Harappa
Important city state Mohenjo Daro
King of Egypt Pharaoh
the stage of human social development and organization that is considered most advanced. Civilization

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Indus River Valley Crossword

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Evidence of advanced sanitation sewers
metal used by IRV civilizations bronze
first form of wheeled transport oxcart
evidence of boat usage canal
imported from China jade
Religious centers NOT found here temples
Government unknown due to lack of written _______ records
Change in this led to downfall climate
These were baked for making houses bricks
seasonal winds monsoons
carved stone used for stamping seal
mysterious civilization ended in 1300 BCE harappa
river home to two ancient cities indus
evidence of advanced engineerng warehouse
one of the world's earliest urban centers mohenjodaro

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World History Crossword

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At what age was the ice age? Paleolithic
Who moved from place to place for resources ? Nomads
What is the same as taming ? Domestication
What is the same as extra ? Surplus
At what age was writing invented? Neolithic
time to focus/ expert one job is ? Specialization
Early farming method was Slash and burn
Collecting Plants= Gathering
Whooly Mammoths went Extinct
Upper lower and middle system Class
Professional Record Keepers Scribes
System of writing Cuneiform
Scribes used a ___ to write Stylus
This system has ditches that transport Irrigation
This river is located in Mesopotamia Euphrates
What develops in 7000 B.C. Agriculture
A temple Ziggurat
Trade without money Barter
Modern Day Mesopotamia Iraq
This age was after the Neolithic age Bronze

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