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Ancient World WorksheetHIS/341 Version 11University of Phoenix MaterialAncient World WorksheetComplete the matrix section and the question section on the worksheet for each week. For each culture, identify the starting and ending dates of the culture, the structure of government, the role of the city government, and type of law created by the culture. Describe how the culture viewed the relationship between gods and people and how it defined citizenship. List the major events the culture experienced. The purpose of the matrix is to help you summarize what you have learned in this course. Keep it brief and organized. Write short phrases or bullets to summarize your ideas in the matrix. Use footnotes for longer comments when necessary.Week dueCultureDatesStructure ofgovernment and therole of the citygovernmentType of lawRelationshipbetween godsand peopleCitizenshipMajor eventsWeek OneSumerian3100-2000 B.CPrincipally a bureaucracy; based on monarchy.Ur Nammu's CodeSaw the gods as acting in response toor according to human action or withhuman characteristics.n/aCuneiform Writing, Intensive agriculture andirrigation, overthrown by Hittites,
Ancient World WorksheetHIS/341 Version 12Hittite1600 to 1200 B.C.Constitutional monarchy.( The king was supreme ruler, military commander, judicial authority and high priest.)Hittite LawThe gods were the masters and men their slaves.n/atwo of the mostfamous events in antiquity: thesacking of the legendary city of Troy from the Iliad and the death of the Egyptian boy Pharaoh TutankhamenBabylonian1792-1750 B.CMonarchy.Code of HammurabiThe Babylonians hadmany gods. Some ofthese were Sumerian, some Akkadian and other later groups and some imported from the mountainous regions to the north and east of Mesopotamia.n/aThe Battle of Carchemish (famous battle for world supremacy where Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon defeated Pharaoh Necho of Egypt, 605 BC.), The Accession to the Throne of Nebuchadnezzar II, the Chaldean, and The Capture ofJerusalem
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