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cartographer
map maker
economics
money, imports, and exports
sequencing
putting things in chronological order
inference
educated guess
generalize
broad statement
maps
political, physical, thematic
egypt had what major civilization?
Nile River Valley
iraq had what major civilization?
Tigris-Euphrates Valley
india had what major civilization?
Indus River Valley
Eastern Asia and China had what major civilization?
Huang River and Yellow River
anthropologist
study skeletons
hominids
human-like creatures (walk on 2 legs)
artifacts
objects of the past
culture
set of beliefs, the way we live (religion)
mary leakey
famous anthropologist (american)
"Lucy"
hominid found by Donald Johansen, 3.7 million years old
Ice Age
extremely cold, water levels dropped, created land bridges
neanderthal
homosapiens, wore animal skins, used fire, tools, caveman
cro-magnon
cave paintings, appeared 50,000 years ago in Europe, spear throwers
Nile River
world's longest river, flows north, egypt
hieroglyphics
pictographs, first used in Nile River Valley
papyrus
paper
rosetta stone
unlocked secret of the hieroglyphics
pharoah
ruler of egpyt
menes
had over 30 dynasties in egypt
polytheism
belief in many gods
amenhotep
leader of egypt, tried to bring religious and social change
scribes
writers
ziggurats
architectual temples (sumeria)
city-states
state
akkadians
lasted for 150 yrs on the Fertile Crescent
mesopotamia
between tigris and euphrates river (fertile crescent)
sargon
most powerful akkadian king
babylonians
controlled fertile crescent
hittites
war-like people, invaded fertile crescent, first to smelt iron
assyrians
tried to take fertile crescent , capital ninevah
chaldeans
conquered fertile crescent
persians
conquered chaldeans, extended empire
king nebuchadnezzar
king of chaldeans, built hanging gardens of babylon
cyrus
great ruler of the persians, expanded empire to india
zoroaster
persian religious profit, said there were two forces in the world, good and evil
phoenicians
city-states, sea-faring, alphabet
lydians
first to coin money
cathage
north africa, punic wars
hebrews
lived in canaan
abraham
founder of the hebrews
hacob
grandson of adraham, had 12 sons, each son started a tribe, 12 tribes of israel
israel
12 tribes established by jacon's sons
exodus
moses leading the hebrews from egypt
moses
does to the top of Mt.Sinai, talks to Yahweh
10 commandments
given to moses by yahweh
judges
leaders of tribes, jacob's sons
saul
first king of israel
david
followed saul, made covenant with people
solomon
david's son, wise, israel reached its power
torah
first five books of the old testament
mosaic law
name for moses and his 10 commandments
monsoons
great winds
harappan civilization
(india) highly developed
citadel
fortress on hill