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Study Guide for World History 1111 Midterm 1. Who were the earliest people who settled in Australia and New Zealand? 2. Mammoth remains were used in Dolni Vetonice for what purposes? 3. What is bipedalism? 4. Know the progression of the development of tool use and Homo sapiens’ development. 5. Who used tools first? 6. What are the features of the Last Glacial Maximum? 7. Historical significance of Jericho and Catahuyuk. 8. Increase in agriculture contributed to? 9. What are the characteristics of Catahuyuk? 10. Define Hominids 11. Define Homins 12. Which hominid adapted best to the glacial climate of the Pleistocene epoch? 13. Where is first evidence of hominid presence in Europe? 14. What is Beringia? 15. What evidence is present to suggest there was colonization of the Americas prior to 10,000 BCE? 16. What did early Artic colonists hunt? 17. Which species first fished for food? 18. Which species first used fire? 19. What is the Oldowan Industry? 20. What do the scenes in Lascaux depict? 21. What is the Neolithic Revolution? 22. What area grew rye, barley and wheat as main crops? 23. Which area had walls of mud bricks? 24. When did organized warfare appear? 25. Why is the term civilization a difficult concept? 26. Why were the Tigris and Euphrates significate? 27. Advantages of the city-states of Mesopotamia. 28. Characteristics of Sumerian city-states. 29. Sumerian King List- know order of ruling 30. Cuneiform 31. Epic of Gilgamesh view of afterlife 32. Accomplishments of Sargon of Akkad 33. Hammurabi’s Code 34. Assyrian Empire is best known for? 35. Mesopotamia’s treatment of the dead and the major contributions of Mesopotamia to future civilizations. 36. What are the important contributions of the Israelites? 37. King David’s accomplishments 38. Who were Israelite prophets? 39. Environmental changes that impacted peoples’ movement in Africa. 40. How did desiccation influence Egypt and Nubia? 41. Importance of the Palette of Narmer 42. Significance of Egyptian writing
43. Common characteristics of the dynasties of Egypt 44. Old Kingdom characteristics 45.

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