HIST2010FALL07TEST1 - Dear students, Below are study...

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Dear students, Below are study questions for test one. They may be useful guide for your preparation for your test. Lecture 1 Who were the homo-sapiens? Arrived 20000 years ago, first intelligently thinking people Who were first hominids to develop the ability to control and use fire? Homo-erectus What was the most significant characteristic of homo-erectus? Used fire Who were the first hominids to spread throughout Eurasia? What were the major features of the Neolithic Revolution? Food producing economy, sedentary life, rise of towns What was the major consequence of the Neolithic Revolution? What were the major features of Paleolithic life? nomadic, extended familes, arts, religion, music What were the most significant features of Paleolithic arts? animals? What are the major characteristics of the Neolithic culture? What features distinguished Paleolithic and Neolithic Cultures? Lecture 2 What are the major characteristics of civilization? Where did the earliest civilizations emerge? Why civilization emerged in Mesopotamia? What form of writing did Sumerians develop? What was the cuneiform? What leader united Mesopotamian cities and established first Mesopotamian Empire? Who was Sargon I? Who was Hammurabi? What was historical significance of Hammurabi? What was the Epic of Gilgamesh? What were the major characteristics of Mesopotamian religion? What leader united Lower and Upper Egypt? Who established first ruling dynasty in Egypt? What were the major features of religion in Egypt? What features distinguished Egyptian and Mesopotamian religions? What was the Book of the Dead? What war the major purpose of the Book of the Dead? What is the name of the ancient Egyptian script? What was the major purpose of pyramids? What was significance of Hyksos?
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course ECON 231 taught by Professor Stone during the Spring '07 term at Jefferson Davis Community College.

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