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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 1 Essay Questions 1. How do archaeologists and scientists aid historians in reconstructing the past? Describe the evidence found with tzi the Ice Man and the site at Catal Huyuk. What conclusions have scholars drawn from this evidence? Explain whether or not you are convinced. 2 .Identify five (5) inventions/achievements of the Mesopotamians and explain how each related to the challenge of food production, storage, and distribution. 3 .Egyptian kings controlled the land around the Nile River. Discuss the economic, administrative, and religious factors which enabled them to gain and keep power. 4 .Compare and contrast the religions of the early Sumerians and the Egyptians. Consider topics such as gods and goddesses, priests, art and architecture, burial practices, views of the afterlife, and general outlook. Chapter 2 Essay Questions 1 Discuss at least three (3) factors that enabled Egypt to build an Empire (1500-1300 B.C.E.). Discuss at least three (3) policies the Egyptians used to maintain control over the non-B....
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