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Hatshepsut
Woman Pharaoh - Expanded trade with an expedition to Punt
Hammurabi
King of Babylon - known for his Code of Law
Tutankhamun
Ruled Egypt as a wealthy young Pharaoh
Moses
Led the Israelite captives
Menes
Unified Egypt and became first Pharaoh
Primary Source
A first hand account by the person who experienced it
Secondary
Source
A biography, textbook,
Oral Tradition
Stories passed down from one person to another
Artifact
An object made by a civilization and found at an old or ancient site
Monotheism
Belief in one god
Polytheism
Belief in many gods
Surplus
An extra supply of something
Ziggurats
A temple pyramid of the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians
Islam
Followers are called Muslims
Mali
Wealthy west African Empire; became wealthy by trading gold
Egypt
One of the earliest known civilizations in northeast Africa south of the Mediterranean Sea
Mesopotamia
An ancient region between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers; currently Iraq
Great Zimbabwe
An ancient South African civilization that left no written documents or oral traditions
Latitude
Distances north and south of the equator
Longitude
Distances East and West of the Prime Meridian
Scale
A unit of measure on a map used to represent distance on the Earth
Legend or Key
Explains table of symbols used on a map or chart
Distribution Map
Shows how a particular feature is spread over a geographical area
Population
Density
Number of people living in any given space or geographic region
Judaism
Believe in one God. The cultural, religious, social practices and beliefs of the Jewish.
Rosetta Stone
Artifact that helped historians unlock hieroglyphs
Ten
Commandments
According to the Bible, God gave Moses the Ten Commandments
Hammurabi's Code of Laws
The world's oldest written code of Laws - Was written by Hammurabi
Ghana
A major African empire in the 700's - located at the southwestern edge of the Sahara desert; who traded gold
Regions
Geological areas that have the same types of features different than any others: Physical, Cultural or Climate
Five Pillars of Islam
Belief in One god, Muslims pray five times each day, Give to those in need, Fast during month of Ramadan, and Visit Mecca at least once
Ways
Archeologists and Historians unlock the past
They look at: Primary and Secondary sources; Artifacts and evidence. They ask questions using 5 W's & how. They make Hypotheses, decisions and use cause and effect.