History 110 Midterm Study Guide

History 110 Midterm Study Guide - History 110 Midterm Study...

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History 110 Midterm Study Guide Possible Short Answers (2 sentences- ID and Historical Importance) TERM ID HI The Nile River A fertile river in Egypt on which one of the first river empire was built upon. The environment allowed surplus to be grown, which lead to free time and specialization for the people. (Economical/ centralized society) Sargon First king of the Akkadians dynasty and lead the conquering of Sumerian City states. Created the first empire in known history with a heartland, provinces, and many cultures/ peoples under one rulers. Spread of ideas Cyrus the Great Became King of the Persians and conquered most of the early Babylonian empires. Rebuilt the cities he conquered and was religiously tolerant, centralized government, national army David of Israel Was a poet, prophet, and king of Israel. Author of the Psalms Amon-Re A blend of a warrior/sun god and religious god of the early Egyptian people. Politcal god of thebes One of the developments of the civilization of Egypt and a significant product of specialization. Explains the nature and science associated with the elite Hammurabi Famous king of Mesopotamia, most famous for his set of laws. Created one of the most advanced codes of legal
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