Type
Crossword
Description

Accomplishment Achievement
Civilizations made improvements and developed inventions in medicine, math, astronomy and warfare to improve the living conditions. Technology
Main attitudes and behavior that characterizes the functioning of a group. Cultural Values
Then design and construction of buildings and structures architecture
the basic physical and organizational structures and facilities. infrastructure
an original source primary source
any source about an event, period or issue in history that was produced after that event in history has passed secondary souce
to change form, appearance, nature or character transformation
reflect cultural values, religious beliefs, the importance of history, various accomplishments and represent daily life arts and literature
professional writer scribe
written language developed by the egyptians hieroglyphics
a political unit consisting of a city and the surrounding countryside city state

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

Mesopotamia Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Fertile farmland Fertile Crescent
The Land between the Tigris and Euphrates River Mesopotamia
A mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks Silt
A way of supplying water to an area of land Irrigation
Human Made waterways Canals
Having more than needed Surplus
An arrangement where each worker specializes in a particular job Division of labor
The world's first civilization Sumer
Countryside areas Rural
City areas Urban
Consists of a city and the countryside around it City-State
Legendary figure in Sumerian literature Gilgamesh
Akkadian emperor and first to have a permanent army Sargon
Land with different territories and peoples under a single rule Empire
The worship of many gods Polytheism
Division of society by rank or class Social Hierarchy
First known female writer in history Enheduanna
World's first system of writing Cuneiform
Picture symbols Pictograph
Writer Scribe
Long poems that tell the stories of heroes Epics
Invention used to spin clay into bowls Wheel
Math system that divides a circle into 360 degrees Base Number 60
Ingredients like plants, animals, and minerals used to create healing drugs Sumerian Medicine
The science of building Architecture
Pyramid shaped temple tower Ziggurat
Stone cylinders engraved with designs; Sumer's most famous works of art Cylinder Seals
Stringed Instrument Lyre
Ruler of a kingdom or empire Monarchy
Ruler of the Babylonian empire Hammurabi
A set of 282 laws that ruled almost every aspect of daily life Hammurabi's Code
Mastered Iron working and making weapons, used chariots. In present day Turkey Hittites
A wheeled, horde-drawn cart that was used in battle Chariot
Took over Hittites by using an assassin and ruled for almost 400 years Kassites
Fierce in battle; Ruled empire with local leaders to enforce taxes and laws Assyrians
Destroyed Nineveh, Created a calendar, the center of Astronomy Chaldeans
Most famous Chaldean king Nebuchadnezzar
Trees and flowers that grew on the roofs and terraces of Nebuchadnezzar's palace Hanging Gardens
Traders from present day Lebanon; Created purple dye, the alphabet, colonies, and were expert sailors Phoenicia
A set of letters that can be combined to form words Alphabet

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

World History Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

World History Chapter 2-Terms and Names Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The regions curved shape and teh tichness of its land led scholars to call it? Fertile Crescent
What are the lands facing the Mediterranean Sea and a plain known as? Mesopotamia
Each city and teh surrounding land it controlled forms what city-state
A series of rulers from a single family is called dynasty
The process in which a new idea or a product spreads from one culture to another is cultural diffusion
The belief in one or more god is called polytheism
A _________ brings together several peoples, nations, or previously idependent states under the control of one ruler empire
The Babylonian Emipre reached its peak during this reign Hammurabi
The __________ begins about 100 miles before the river enters the Mediterranean delta
The Egyptian god-kings are known as what pharaohs
What type of government is based on religous authority theocracy
The resting place after death that is an immense structure pyramid
the preserving of bodies is known as what(embalming and drying the corpse) mummification
The scribes developed this style of writing hieroglyphics
a tall reed used by the ancient Egyptians to make a paperlike material papyrus
a large landmass that forms a distinct part of a continent subcontinent
a wind that shifts in direction at certain times of each year monsoon
another name for the Indus Valley civilization that arose along the Indus river Harappan Civilization
a fertile deposit of windblown soil loess
one of the animal bones or tortoise shells used by ancient Chinese priest oracle bone
the historical pattern of the rise, decline, and replacement of dynasties dynastic cycle
a political system in which nobles are granted the use of land that leagally belong to their feudalism

Paleolithic/Neolithic Crossward Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

The Maya Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The Maya built these on top of their pyramids temples
The Maya beleived that their priests and kings could ___ with the gods. communicate
The soil in the rainforests was ____. poor
Slash-and-burn agriculture is a farming method in which trees are ___ and the ash fertilizes the soil. burned
Most Maya people lived in _____, not near the center of the city. farmingvillages
The basic social unit in Maya society was the _____. extendedfamily
Feathers from this colorful tropical bird were traded by the Maya. quetzal
Temples were built on these so that they could be closer to the gods in heaven. pyramids
One of the most startling Mayan religious practices was _____. humansacrifice
One of the 2 reasons why the great Maya cities fell. warfare
One of the 2 reasons why the great Maya cities fell. drought
The Maya developed an advanced writing system that used _____. hieroglyphics
Carved glyphs that celebrate rulers and their deeds have been preserved on stone monuments called ____. stelae
The Maya developed three distinct types of ______ for religious festivals, farming tasks and historical dates.. calendars
The Mayan numbering system differed from the European system because it included a numeral for ____. zero
The Maya built these for observing the sky. observatories
The Maya did NOT have horses, oxen or _____ vehicles. wheeled
While today, Maya buildings plain, gray ____ structures, they were once brightly colored and decorated. stone
The Maya were excellent astronomers and plotted the movement of the sun, moon, and planets without the use of these. telescopes

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

Engineering Disciplines Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Plan, perfect, or improve the sound of an architectural space Acoustical
Plan, coordinate, and implement the specifications for a new car, engineering every part Automotive
Design, develop, test, and help manufacture aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft Aerospace
Concerned with the production and processing of agricultural products, which are critical to our ability to feed the ever-expanding world population Agricultural
The application of engineering principles to biological systems Bioengineering
Take what chemists do in a laboratory, apply fundamental engineering, chemistry, and physics principles, and design and develop processes to produce products for use in our society Chemical
Designing and supervising the construction of roads, buildings, airports, tunnels, bridges, and water and sewage systems Civil Engineering
Concerned with the management and operation of construction projects Construction
Responsible for the design, development, testing, and supervision of the manufacturing of electrical equipment, such as household appliances or guidance systems for satellites Electrical Engineering
Apply engineering principles in order to improve and maintain the environment Environmental
Responsible for the design, development, testing, and supervision of the manufacturing of electrical equipment, such as household appliances or guidance systems for satellites Fire Protection
Concerned with providing healthier products to consumers, who increasingly rely on food products Food Process
Use science to research genes found in the cells of plants and animals to develop better products Genetic
Use science to work with land and water Geological
Design, improve, and install integrated systems of people, materials, and energy Industrial
Applies science and math to the design, development, and implementation of manufacturing systems Manufacturing
Concerned with the exploration of oceans, the transportation of products over water, and the utilization of resources in the world’s oceans, lakes, and seas Marine and Ocean
Develop new materials, improve traditional materials, and produce materials that are economical and reliable through synthesis and processing Materials Science
Design, produce, operate, and service machines and mechanical devices Mechanical
Maintain the flow of raw materials by discovering, extracting, and processing minerals for products Mineral and Mining
Study nuclear energy, radiation, and their beneficial uses Nuclear
Concerned with maintaining the safe flow of petroleum, exploring for crude oil deposits, removing and transporting oil, and refining oil Petroleum
Concerned with programming robots and systems to perform tasks autonomously Robotics
Responsible for the coding of computer software that results in a simple and friendly environment for computer users Software
Create safer structures and fit more people and objects per square inch into these structures Structural

Ancient Egyptian Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the Egyptians believed that is where you go when you die afterlife
where the Nile drains into the Mediterranean Sea leaving sediment and silt delta
a chain of rulers from the same family dynasty
soil that is good for growing crops fertile
a writing system that the ancient Egyptians used hieroglyphics
it was used for household cleaning, personal washing, dehydration of meats and fish, also used for mummification natron
Used a monument in Ancient Egypt, a four sided stone pillar that narrows into a pyramid shape at the top obelisk
a tall water plant, Egyptians used it to make paper for hieroglyphics papyrus
a ruler of the city, controlled the city pharoah
a decorated coffin, with maps for direction to the afterlife sarcophagus
an educated person who records for other people scribe
good for soil and farming, rich in nutrients, got it from Nile River silt
a hand held water device that Egyptians used to get water from a deep well Shaduf
a four sided, rock building, where Pharaohs were buried pyramid