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Grade 6: Early Man Chapter Review

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Historical region of the world named from the Greek, meaning 'between two rivers'.
a supercontinent that existed during the late Paleozoic and early Mesozoic eras.
The act of moving from one place to settle in another is called
a collection of fossilized bones that once made up the skeleton of a hominid from the Australopithecus species. She lived in Ethiopia 3.2 million years ago.
The Sumerians believed in many gods and goddesses. This type of religion is called
The largest river in the world.
Peoples who specialized in writing.
The Old Stone Age, also called the P____Age. It lasted from about 2.5 million to 8000 B.C.E.
A pictographic script, particularly that of the ancient Egyptians, in which many of the symbols are recognizable pictures of the things represented
A monarch who the ancient Egyptians saw as a living god.
A Babylonian King who created a code of law in ancient Mesopotamia.
It is the longest and one of the most historically important rivers of Western Asia. Together with another river, is one of the two defining rivers of Mesopotamia
a member of a people having no permanent home, and who travel from place to place to find fresh pasture for their livestock.
It is the eastern of the two great rivers that define Mesopotamia.
An open-pit from which stones are taken. These were critical for Egyptian construction of the pyramids.
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One of the most important objects that archeologists had discovered; was the key to understanding Egyptian hieroglyphs.
Beings that walk on two feet—including humans—are called...
Since kings expected to reign forever, their tombs were even more important than their palaces. the rest- ing place after death was an immense structure called a_______.
watering of land to make it ready for agriculture, normally by means of channels.
An ancient writing system of Persia, Mesopotamia & Ugarit.
a process in which the skin and flesh of a corpse can be preserved.
It helped ancient Sumerian farmers and provided their city-states with a stable food supply.
When people have cities, organized governments, art, religion, class divisions, and a writing system. These are some of the 8 features of...
A community that included a city and its nearby farmlands was called a
A type of sourcing created by someone who did not experience first-hand or participate in the events.
A human-made tool from the past.
Earth is divided into seven large landmasses called.
The founder of Islam. (It is actually the most common name on Earth as well.)
A type of sourcing that could include: archives and manuscript material. photographs, audio recordings, video recordings, journals, letters and diaries.