History Chapter 1

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WHAP Chapter 1 Quiz


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  • 1. 
    Most of the 2 million-plus years during which our species has existed are described by the term __________ . 
  • 2. 
    The ending of the __________ was a major factor in the formation of the first farming communities, or the emergence of the Neolithic Revolution. 
  • 3. 
    The Neolithic village, __________ , has been elaborately studied by archaeologists. 
  • 4. 
    Most civilizations developed writing, starting with the emergence of __________ in the Middle East around 3500 B.C.E. 
  • 5. 
    It was under the Babylonian rule that King __________ introduced the most famous early code of law. 
  • 6. 
    Egyptian civilization sprang up in northern Africa, along the __________ River. 
  • 7. 
    By about 1500 B.C.E., a line of kings called the __________ ruled over the Hwanghe river-valley civilization.
  • 8. 
    A smaller regional culture called the __________ devised a greatly simplified alphabet with 22 letters around 1300 B.C.E.; this in turn was the ancestor of the Greek and Latin alphabets. 
  • 9. 
    The largest city to develop along the Indus River was __________ .
  • 10. 
    Beginning in 2700 B.C.E., the Egyptian pharaohs used slave labor to build the __________ .