Mesopotamia Study Guide

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1. Be able to tell me what these events are and WHY they are important:

-irrigation

-wheel

-Code of Hammurabi

-Cuneiform

-Ziggurat

-Money

-Brick

-Rise of Kings

-City-States

-Epic of Gilgamesh

-chariot

USE THIS LINK TO HELP YOU REVIEW: “Events of Mesopotamia”

2. Know and be able to define the following Vocab Words:

Civilization

Fertile Crescent

Irrigation

City-State

Mesopotamia

Polytheism

Ziggurat

Cuneiform

Code of Hammurabi

Monotheism

Hanging Gardens

USE THIS LINK TO HELP YOU REVIEW: “Mesopotamia Vocabulary

3. Know and Understand the story: “I Invent Farming” from Ancient Quest

Here is the story: “I Invent Farming”

4. Be able to locate these items on a map of Mesopotamia:

Tigris River

Euphrates River

Red Sea

Mediterranean Sea

Caspian Sea

Persian Gulf

Akkad

Sumer

Babylonia

Zagros Mountains

Arabian Desert

Use this link to help you: Map of Mesopotamia

5. Work Packet Article: “Where Civilization Began”

Article

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