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the king of egypt pharaoh
triangle structures, massive tombs pyramids
king of babylonians Hammurabi
people from babylon. under Hammurabi's rule Babylonians
massive towers used as shrines ziggurats
created cuneiform alphabet Sumerians
early civilization found in valley between Tigris and Euphrates Rivers Mesopotamia
people who travel around, don't stay in same place for too long nomads
writin based on wedgelike characters cuneiform
Neolithic Village in modern day turkey Çatal Hüyük
based on latin word for city civilization
burn out trees in an area, farm for a while, repeat slash and burn agriculture
time where metal tools gained popularity and use Bronze Age
men would capture and kill animals, women would pick and collect fruits and berries hunting and gathering
the development of agriculture Neolithic Revolution
the new stone age Neolithic Age
the human species homo sapiens sapiens
the old stone age Paleolithic Age

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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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Beginnings of Civilization - The Peopling of the World Crossword

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Human-made objects, such as tools and jewelry Artifact
Scientists that studies culture Anthropologists
Humans and other creatures that walk upright Hominids
The earlier and longer part of the Stone Age Paleolithic Age
The New Stone Age Neolithic Age
The species name for modern humans Homo sapiens
Ways of appyling knowledge, tools, and inventions to meet their needs Technology
Highly mobile people Nomads
Nomadic hunters whose food supply depends on hunting animals and collecting plant foods Hunter-gatherers
The taming of animals domestication
The development of skills in a specific kind of work Specialization
Skilled workers who make goods by hand Artisans
Professional record keepers Scribes
Time when people began using bronze Bronze Age
Pyramind-shaped monument Ziggurat
Way of trading goods and services without money Barter
Long-lasting pattern of organization in a community Institution
A system of writing that means "wedge-shaped" Cuneiform
The agricultural revolution Neolithic Revolution
People's unique way of life Culture

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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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Ancient Mesopotamia Crossword

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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

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QUIZ 1: Prehistoric World to 2500 B. C. Crossword

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A people's unique way of life Culture
Time period that lasted from about 2.5 million years to 8000 B.C. Paleolithic Age
Means "wise men" Homo sapiens
Nomadic groups whose food supply depends on hunting animals and collecting plant foods Nomads
Process in which they cut trees or grasses and burned them to clear a field slash and burn farming
To tame an animal domestication
Skilled workers who make things by hand artisan
A long lasting pattern of organization in a community Institution
Ways of applying knowledge, tools, and inventions to meet your needs Technology
Known as the Old Stone Age Paleolithic Age
Period when humans began farming Neolithic Age
The development of skills in a specific kind of work Specialization
Time period when people began using bronze rather copper and Bronze Age
A way of trading goods and services without money Barter
Pyramid- shaped monument Ziggurat
Professional record keepers Scribes
Wedge shaped symbols that represented sounds and words Cuneiform
Known as the Middle Stone Age Mesolithic Age
Tools, jewelry and weapons made by early humans Artifacts
The oldest humans remains found on earth Australopithecines

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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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Mesopotamia Crossword

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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

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's Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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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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Human History Crossword

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Collecting plants Gathering
The process of planting and growing your own crops Agriculture
The way people were classified in a civilization Class
Animals that are tamed and not wild Domestication
When there is extra food Surplus
Where was Sumer located in modern times Iraq
How was water transported to crops Irrigation
The technique in which crops are burned down to fertilize soil Slash and burn
Sumer Cc. 3000 B.C. Melt copper and tin Bronze
system of writing/used clay cuneiform
rituals to worship city of god/pyramid shaped mountains ziggurat
located in modern day iraq sumer
people who traveled from place to place nomads
a river found in southern iraq euphrates
was used by scribes to write on clay stylus
record keepers scribes
the shift of hunting and gathering to agriculture neolithic
old stone age paleolithic
trading of goods and services barter
when a species is no longer living extinct
when someone specializes in one topic specialization

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Paleolithic and Neolithic Word Search

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Indus Valley
Cro-Mgnons
Homo sapiens
Homo erectus
Homo habilis
Hominids
Australopithecines
Artifacts
Fossils
Migration
Prehistory
Agriculture
Tribal
Geologists
Nomads
Gatherers
Hunters
Mesopotamia
Sumerians
Fertile Crescent
Cultivate
Anthropologist
Archaeologist
Geographer
Mesolithic Age
Paleolithic Age
Neolithic Age

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