Neolithic Revolution

13 Questions  I  By Jamielent on March 28, 2011

  
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1.  The main purpose of this map is to illustrate the location of
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2.  Geneticists are tracing the movements of people in prehistoric Europe using our DNA as a time machine. . . .                             — Joe Palca, “Tracing Human Migration Through DNA,”                                NPR Weekend Edition Saturday, August 11, 2007 This passage suggests that modern science can be used to 
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3.  Which name identifies the region located between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers?
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4.  • Planting wheat and barley • Domesticating animals • Establishing permanent homes and villages At the beginning of the Neolithic Revolution, the most direct impact of these developments was on
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5.  Which geographic factor had a major influence on the development of both Egyptian and Babylonian civilizations?
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6.  . . .“If a man has knocked out the teeth of a man of the same rank, his own teeth shall be knocked out. If he has knocked out the teeth of a plebeian (commoner), he shall pay one-third of a mina of silver.”. . .                                                                                                                          — Code of Hammurabi Which statement is supported by this excerpt from Hammurabi’s code of laws?
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7.  Based on this map, on which continent did humans first appear?
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8.  One similarity between the ancient civilizations in Egypt and in China is that they developed
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9.  The Neolithic Revolution is considered a turning point in history because it
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10.  The best definition of subsistence agriculture is
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11.  The Neolithic Revolution is often considered a turning point in history because 
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12.  Which heading best completes the partial outline below? I. _________________________________ A. Cities B. Complex government C. Job specialization D. Writing system 
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13.  Where does the archaeological evidence gathered by Louis and Mary Leakey suggest the earliest humans developed?
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