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What happened during 10,000 B.C.

The last major Ice Age ended

2

What happened during 7,000 B.C.

People in Mesopotamia farm and herd domesticated animals

3

What happened during 3300 B.C.

Sumerians live in city states and develop cuneiform

4

What happened during 3100 B.C

Egypt is unified by King Narmer

5

What happened during 2900 B.C.

The Egyptians fully developed hieroglyphics

6

What happened during 2575 B.C.

The Egyptians start building the pyramids at Giza

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What happened during 2500 B.C.

The Indus River civilization start developing cities

8

What happened during 2300 B.C.

Sargon and the Akkadians capture Sumer

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What happened during 2000 B.C.

Civilization starts along the Yangtze and Yellow River

10

What happened during 1780 B.C.

King Hammurabi of Babylon makes Hammurabi’s code

11

What happened during 1700 B.C.

The Shang dynasty rules China

12

What happened during 1470 B.C.

Queen Hatshepsut builds her temple at Thebes

13

What happened during 1360 B.C.

Tutankhamen restores original deities in Egypt

14

What happened during 1250 B.C.

Ramses the great builds temples at Abu Simbel

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What happened during 580 B.C

The Babylon civilization reaches its height under King Nebuchadnezzar

16

Maps can help us understand what

Civilizations

17

The concept of place refers to what

The unique characteristics that distinguish one location from other locations

18

The Arabian Sea is one of the several geographic features that provided a benefit for the people living in the Indus Valley. What was the benefit

Protection

19

What was the largest ancient civilization

The Indus Valley

20

Domestication of animals increased what aspect of human life

It increased people’s odds of survival a bit more

21

Three things must be in place for a civilization. What are these requirements

A surplus of food, division of labor, and have built cities

22

The English word civilization comes from the Latin root meaning what

Civitas, which means city

23

What was one main reason civilization developed in areas with rivers

The rivers flooded regularly and deposited rich soil that supported abundant crops

24

What gifts did the Nile bring

Drinking water for people and domesticated animals, and avenues for trade

25

By the end of the Third millennium B.C., civilization was spreading from the River valleys of Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, and China into rain-watered lands. What cause this expansion

Trade, travel, and warfare spread ideas and technology from one culture to another

26

What became instruments of war

The horse and horse drawn chariots

27

By the end of the 3rd millennium B.C., rulers began using armies to do what

Conquer others

28

One civilization developed on the island of Crete in what is now southern Greece. What was it called

Minoan

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When did the Minoan people of Crete reach its peak

1600 B.C.

30

What did the Hitties do

By about 1350 B.C., the Hitties were building a civilization in Asia Minor. They would eventually take over all of the land between the Mediterranean and Black Seas