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Period 5’s Awesome Chapter 2 Study Guide
Key terms, people and places
Scribe
City-state
Polytheism
Empire
Bazaar
Myth
Monotheism
Caravan
Sumer
Mesopotamia
Babylonia
Fertile Crescent
Hammurabi
Euphrates River
Cuneiform
Famine
Tigris River
Alphabet
Jerusalem
Exile
Nebuchadnezzar II
Judah
Assyria
Moses
New Babylonian Empire
Israel
Abraham
Solomon
Canaan
Hammurabi’s Code
Code
Covenant
Diaspora
Deborah
Phoenicia
Prophet
Ziggurat
Chaldeans
Sinai Desert
Ninevah
Tyre
Why was Hammurabi’s Code significant?
What was Hammurabi’s Code based on?
Who were the kings of Mesopotamia?
What material was used to write on?
What characteristics describe the Babylonian and Assyrian Empires?
Who made the alphabet?
Who introduced monotheism to ancient peoples?
What geographic features help civilizations develop in Mesopotamia?
Who was Abraham and why was he important?
Why was a ziggurat important to the Summerians?
Why did the Phoenicians invent the alphabet?
Why did people want to settle in Mesopotamia?
Describe the rise of the Israelites.
Why would the Phoenicians make up stories about monsters in the
Mediterranean Sea?
What were the Ten Commandments about?
How did the Phoenicians become wealthy from the shores of the
Mediterranean Sea?