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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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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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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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Mesopotamia Civilization Characteristics Crossword

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river in southwestern Asia that flows through the eastern part of the Fertille Crescent Tigris River
river in southwestern Asia that flows through the southern part of the Fertile Cresent Euphrates River
complex societies; Civilizations
located in presentday Iraq Mesopotamia
fertile region in southwestern Asia that includes region or Mesopotamia Fertile crescent
system of watering crops through use of canals, dams, channels Irrigation
long period of time with out water Drought
city-state in southern part of Mesopotamia Sumer
city-state near Euphrates River, center of trade Babylon
system of writing using wedge shaped, ideas and objects Cuneiform
person who writes Scribe
"mountain of god' or hill of heaven; Ziggurat
belief in many gods or goddesses Polytheism
self governing city, often with surrounding lands and villages City-State
group of many diffrent lands under 1 ruler Empire
king of akkadians, conquered all of Mesopotamia in 2340 B.C. Sargon
king of Babylon;created code of Hammurabi Hammurabi
over 200 laws for people of Babylon Code Of Hammurabi
Empire in north, near Tigris River had fertile valleys that attracted outside invaders so they had to build large armies to defend themselves Assyrians
chaldens king; chaldens controlled mesopotamia from 605-562 B.C. Nebuchadnezzar
skilled crafts person Artisians
group of people who share a similar positions in society Social Class

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EARLY RIVER VALLEY CIVILIZATIONS Word Search

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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

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Ancient civilizations Crossword

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The land between two rivers Mesopotamia
The artificial application of water to land to help the production of crops Irrigation
Two violent rivers in Mesopotamia Tigris and Euphrates
Form of writing mesopotamians used Cuneiform
Known for law code Hammurabi
Sequence of rulers from the same family Dynasty
Belief in one or many gods Polytheistic
Belief in one God Monotheistic
Religion created by Siddhartha Gautama Buddhism
Common religion of India Hinduism
Cities laid out in a grid system Advanced cities
Egyptian writing system Hieroglyphics
Longest river in the world Nile river
Created the worlds first empire Sargon
Eye for an eye tooth for an tooth Law code
Self contained government City state
Famous piece of literature Epic of Gilgamesh

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Mesopotamia Vocabulary Crossword

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river in southwestern Asia that flows through the eastern part of the Fertile Cresent Tigris River
River in Southwestern Asia that flows through the southern part of the fertile crescent. Euphrates River
Complex Societies, must have cities, organized govt., art, religion, class division Civilizations
Located in the present day Iraq between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers Mesopotamia
Fertile region in southwestern Asia that includes region of Mesopotamia, good soil able to grow crops Fertile Crescent
System of watering Crops through the use of canals, dams, channels that allow farmers to grow enough crops to feed population and get water when needed irrigation
Long period of time without water. Drought
City-State in the southeran part of Mesopotami, invented wheel, writing, irrigation Sumer
City-State near Euphrates River, center of trade, created by King Hammurabi Babylon
System of writing using wedge shaped symbols to represent sounds, ideas ans objects. 1st form of writing cuneiform
Person who writes, usually wealthy boys trained for many years to write scribe
"Mountain of God" or "Hill of Heaven" , large temple located in the centers of ancient Sumerian cities, built to honor Gods Ziggurat
Belief in many Gods and Goddesses polytheism
Self governing city often with surrounding lands and villages City-state
Group of many different lands under 1 ruler Empire
King of Babylon, conquered all of Mesopotamia in 2,340 BCE, created world's first empire which lasted 200 years. sargon
King of Babylon, created code of Hammurabi Hammurabi
Over 200 laws for people in Babylon, listed law and punishment, oldest written laws in the world code of hammurabi
Empire in north, near Tigris River, had fertile valleys that attracted outside invaders, 1st army to use iron tools, collapsed by 612 BC Assyrians
Chaldean King controlled Mesopotamia from 605-562 BC, many of descendents were Babylonian people nebuchadnezzar
Skilled craftperson artisan
Group of people with a similar position in society social class

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Mesopotamia Word Search

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Euphrates
Tigris
wheel
pottery
plow
cuneiform
ziggurat
polytheism
scribe
king
city-state
Hammurabi

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Mesopotamia Word Search

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Revolution
Mesopotamia
City-State
Sumer
Diaspora
Agrculture
Ziggurat
Euphrates River
Tigris River
Fertile Cresent
Slaves
Laws
Revenge
Empire
Hammurabi

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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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Sumer Crossword

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Fine particles of fertile soil Silt
A system of bringing water to dry land with ditches, streams or pipes Irrigation
The belief in many gods Polytheism
A city that governs itself and the surrounding areas Citystate
A pyramid shaped structure with a temple on top; A Sumerian temple ZIggurat
A system of writing invented by the Sumerians that uses wedge-shaped marks in clay Cuneiform
An official record keeper Scribe
A type of government run by a king Monarchy
The first civilization to develop in Mesopotamia Sumer
The land between the rivers Mesopotamia

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