World Civilizations: First Civilizations And Rise Of Empires

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  • 1. 
    What were characteristics of Homo Habilis?
    • A. 

      They were upright, fire starting, food cooking, animal hunting, strategic, tool making, and communicative species of the human race.

    • B. 

      "Consciously thinking human"; they used sophisticated tools and were the first group to bury the dead.

    • C. 

      More advanced species of human; chose what they did, communicated with language, had a sense of justice, a need for pleasure, an imagination, and self awareness.

    • D. 

      An ancestor of Homo sapiens; characterized by its ability to make and use tools

  • 2. 
    The Paleolithic age, also known as the "Old Stone Age" is a long period of what development before the development of agriculture?
  • 3. 
    The Neolithic age, "New Stone Age", refers to the early stages of what society?
  • 4. 
    What did the Tigris and Euphrates do for the Mesopotamian civilization?
  • 5. 
    Who were the Sumerians?
    • A. 

      Semitic people under the ruler of Sargon of Akkad

    • B. 

      Mesopotamian temples

    • C. 

      The earliest Mesopotamian society

    • D. 

      Members of the Semitic people in the Bible

  • 6. 
    What were Mesopotamian temples that were meant to honor the gods?
    • A. 

      Amorites

    • B. 

      Hammurabi

    • C. 

      Sargon

    • D. 

      Ziggurats

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