Type
Word Search
Description

harbor
Sailing
crops
Rivers
Charles
Revolution
Massachusetts
lakes
alster
germany
modern
ancient
Nile
Egypt
Boston
Hamburg
Cairo
trade
tax
settlement
port
goods
civilization
cargo
canal

River Valley Civilizations Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Ancient Civilizations Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Ancient Egypt Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The world's largest river, which flows northward through east africa into the Mediterranean nile river
The flat fan-shaped land made of silt deposited at the mouth of the river. delta
The watering of a dry land by means of a canals and pipes. irrigation
The northern part of a ancient Egypt. lower egypt
The southern part of Egypt. upper egypt
The joining of a separate parts such as into one. unification
The title used by the rulers of ancient Egypt. pharaoh
The way people manage their money and resources for the protection of goods and services ecomcy
The ancient Egyptians system of writing that used symbols to stand for objects ideas and sounds hieroglyphics
A professional writer who kept records and copies letters and official documents scribes
A kind of paper made from from papyrus , a reed plant growing along the Nile river that the ancient Egypt used for writing papyrus
King of upper Egypt who united upper and lower Egypt Menes
Egyptian pharaoh who built the great pyramid Khufu
Capital of egypt old kingdom located on the nile near present day cair Memphis
An ancient city in upper Egypt that became the capital of the new kingdom. Thebes

The Nile River Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The water from the Nile is known as this. gift of the Nile
The Nile gets water from this. flooding
What part of the Nile enters the Mediterranean sea? Delta Nile
What cardinal direction does the river flow in? North
These were prepare before yearly flooding. dams and canals
what are the two southern Nile names? White and Blue
Who were turned into settlers and farmers? Nomads
Mummification requires this ingredient Natron
What is the capital of Egypt? Cairo
Where does the Nile come from? Ethiopia
What is the name of the Nile's oasis? Faiyun

Ancient Egypt Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

writing system hieroglyphs
The longest river in the world Nile River
Many historians consider Menes to be Egypt's first ____________ pharaoh
People from rich and powerful families are called __________ nobles
Who was the most famous pharaoh of the Old Kingdom? Khufu
Specially treated bodies wrapped in cloth mummies
The momuments used to bury their rulers were called _______ pyramids
Statues with bodies of lions and heads of other animals or humans sphinx
Long-lasting paper like material made from reeds papyrus
Continent of Egypt Africa
The god of the underworld Osiris
Life after death afterlife
One ruler who worked to increase Egyptian trade Queen Hatshepsut
Scribes and ___________wrote and produced goods craftspeople
A mummy was kept in a case called a ___________ sarcophagus
The earth god Geb
Most egyptians were farmers, servants, or ________ slaves
People of wealth and power elite
The period during which Egypt reached the height of its power and glory New Kingdown
After the wars of the Middle Kingdom, Egypt created a professional ______ army

Ancient Mesopotamia Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

collection of Babylonian Laws Hammurabi's Code
territories and people under one ruler empire
extremem hunger from lack of food famine
belief in one god monotheism
belief in many gods polytheism
type of writing with wedges and curves carved in clay cuneiform
a person who writes down information scribe
community with its own seperate governmane city-state
an amount more than what is needed surplus
soil that is carried down river and settles in the bottom of the river silt
area between the tigris river and euphrates river fertilecresecent
creation of waterways to carry water to crops irrigation
buying, selling, or exchanging goods trade
period when men made weapons and tools from a mixture of copper and tin bronzeage
person who studies prehistoric people and their cultures archaelogist
dwelling place for the gods ziggurat
farming including growing crops and lraising livestock agriculture
society with cities, government, workers, social classes civilization

EARLY RIVER VALLEY CIVILIZATIONS Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Feudalism
Dynastic cycle
Mandate of Heaven
Oracle bones
Loess
Harappan civilization
Monsoons
Indian subcontinent
Papyrus
Hieroglyphics
Mummification
Pyramid
Theocracy
Pharaohs
Narmer
Nile delta
Hammurabi
Empire
Polytheism
Cultural diffusion
Dynasty
City-state
Fertile Crescent
Ancient China
Ancient Egypt
Mesopotamia
Indus Valley

Boston Tea Party Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Delegates to the Second ____ _____ signed the Declaration of Independence. Continental Congress
To refuse to buy or use something as a means of protest boycott
These people couldn't make a profit on their smuggled tea. merchants
Great Britian repealed all the taxes on imports except for the one on ____. tea
Port that was closed as a result of the Coercive Acts. Boston
These kinds of goods were being taxed by Britain. imported
Man who wrote the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Jefferson
British soldiers were ____ in private homes after the Tea Party. quartered
What the acts passed by Britain after the Boston Tea Party were called in America intolerable acts
Name of the company that was the only legal source of tea. East India
The protestors dumped 342 ____ of tea into Boston harbor chests
Man who organized the Boston Tea Party. Samuel Adams
One of the first battles of the American Revolution Lexington
Richard Henry Lee proposed that the colonies should be "free and ____ states." independent
The Sons of ____ were a patriot group that participated in the Boston Tea Party Liberty

Egypt Civilizations Characteristics Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

mixture of tiny bits of soil and rock carried and deposited by a river Silt
watering of dry lands by means of canals or pipes Irrigation
worlds longest river, flows northward through east Africa into the mediterranean sea Nile River
flat, fan shaped land made of silt deposited at the mouth of the river Delta
wild rapids Cataracts
southern part of ancient Egypt upper egypt
northern part of ancient egypt lower egypt
desert region in northern Africa and largest hot desert in the world Sahara desert
ancient Egyptian system of writing that used symbols to stand for ideas hieroglyhics
person who writes scribe
kind of paper made from a reed plant growing along the Nilevused by Egyptians for writing papyrus
belief in many gods or goddesses polytheism
Egyptians gods/goddesses deities
process of prederving bodies by removing organs, adding natron and storing the body to dry embalming
body that has been embalmed and wrapped in linen cloth mummy
huge stone structure built to serve as tombs or burial places for Pharaohs pyrimids
belief in one god/ goddess monotheism
joining of seperate parts, usually kingdoms unification
title used by rulers of ancient Egypt, kings or queens Pharaoh
long line of rulers from one family dynasty
bruial place of thirty new kingdoms pharaohs valley of the kings
payment made to show obedience or to obtain peaceor protection tribute
king of upper Egypt, unified upper and lower Egypt making them one narmer or menes
Egyptian prince who drove Hykosos out of Egypyt ahmose
one of few female rulers belived in trading which brought wealth to egypt Hatshepsut
ruler after Hatshepsut expanded Egypts border, empire grew bigger and richer thutmose
introduced idea of monotheism akhenaton or amenhotep
"King Tut". ruled for only 9 years tutankhamen
reigned for sixty-six years worked to make Egypt great again mos effective leader ramses
territory, state, people, or community ruled by a monarch kingdom
skilled crafts person artisans
diagram illustrating the divisions witha culture social pyramid

Southwest Asia and North Africa Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

People who move from place to place without a permanent home Nomads
Desert that stretches across north africa Sahara desert
When people in an area move into cities and those cities grow larger Urbanization
A system of writing using pictures and other symbols Hieroglyphics
Worlds 2nd largest river in the world Nile river
Worshiping only one god Monotheism
Violence against innocent civilians to create fear for political reasons Terrorism
The royal family controls everything in the country/no voting Absolute monarchy
Holy book of Christianity Bible
The holy book of Islam Quran
Holy book of Judaism Torah
Islamic houses of worship Mosques
Capital of Egypt Cairo
Sea located above africa Mediterranean Sea
The removal of salt from seawater Desalination
A messenger of god Prophet
How many cultural hearths are in the world? Seven
Country with the largest oil reserves in the world Saudi Arabia
What water mass separates Africa from Asia? Suez Canal
A place in a desert where water can be found Oasis
Region In between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers Mesopotamia
A leader who has complete control over a country Dictator
Beliefs about what is right and wrong Ethics
A leader chosen by god Messiah
Very good region for growing crops Fertile Crescent