Science quiz on April 13, 2016

Biodiversity the variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat or ecosystem. evolution the process by which different kinds of living organisms are thought to have developed and diversified from earlier forms during the history of the earth. paleontologist a scientist who studies fossils extinct a species, family, or other larger group […]

Unit 2, Lesson 5

Appian Way The major road that connected Rome to Capua, which was one of the most important cities in ancient Italy One of the most famous & enduring military roads Eventually became the major route to Greece Route has remained virtually unchanged since it was first paved more than 2,200 years ago Commissioned by Roman […]

Ancient History Test 1

Crops grew well in Mesopotamia because farmland was fertile and water was nearby Which two land features gave Mesopotamia its name? the Tigris River and the Euphrates River You are a farmer in ancient Mesopotamia and grow 500 bushels a year. Your family uses 300 bushels a year. What do you have? a surplus of […]

Geologic time for science

the law of superstition allows us to determine a which rock layers are the oldest and the relative age of layers of rocks and the fossils in them the earth is about more than four billion years old Evidence for past events in Earth’s ancient history are provided by: rocks and the fossils within them […]

AP World History-Chapter 4- Ancient Iran

What is Persia now known as? Iran and Iraq Who inhabited Persia? Indo Aryans How do historians know about the Persian empire? Viewed through the eyes of the Greeks-outsiders who were ignorant at best, usually hostile, and interested primarily in events that affected themselves Cyrus Persian ruler in the 6th century BCE; first ruler of […]

IEW – Ancient History Vocabulary Words lessons 1-8

radiant (Lesson 1) shining or giving off light; beaming as with joy or energy (Adj) fashioned (Lesson 1) made, built or shaped (Adj) serpentine (Lesson 1) twisting and turning (Adj) towering (Lesson 1) reaching a height above others (Adj) streak (Lesson 2) to move very fast; to leave a mark with a different color (Verb) […]

History Test: Ancient Japan and Korea

King Sejong Introduced Hangul to replace the Chinese alphabet Four Main Islands Hokkaidu, Hanshu, Kushu, Shikaku Impact of Geography: Japan Isolated and protected them Yamato Clan Earliest Japanese society Set up first dynasty Looked to China for influence Shinto Worshipped the forces of nature Shrines dedicated to objects in nature Not a mainstream religion Chinese […]

Ancient History

Nebuchadnezzar Famous King of Chaldea and built the Hanging Gardens of Babylonia. Homer Author of Greek Epics (Trojan War). Greek poet Octavian Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC Tarquin the Proud according to legend, the seventh and last Etruscan king of Rome who was expelled for his cruelty […]

IEW – Ancient History Vocabulary Words

radiant (Lesson 1) shining or giving off light; beaming as with joy or energy (Adj) fashioned (Lesson 1) made, built or shaped (Adj) serpentine (Lesson 1) twisting and turning (Adj) towering (Lesson 1) reaching a height above others (Adj) streak (Lesson 2) to move very fast; to leave a mark with a different color (Verb) […]

Ancient History Chapter 12 Practice for Test

True or false: Many of Rome’s literary works have served as models for other writers for centuries and are still enjoyed today. true True or False: Civil law is based on a written code of laws, like the one created in Rome. true True or False: The Roman Empire expanded in response to political threats, […]

Ancient History Quotes

Genesis 6:1-8 (Heroes of Old) When men began to increase in number on the earth and daughters were born to them, the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful, and they married any of them they chose. Then the LORD said, “My Spirit will not contend with man forever, for he […]

Ancient History Primary Sources for the Midyear

Leiden Hymns (to Amun) 1227; Akhenaten’s Hymn to the Sun 1350; praising the new Aten; possibly king Akhenaten himself Amarna Letters 1300s; letters found @ Amarna, correspondence between Egyptian rulers & others; rulers Letter from the Hittite King to the King of Ahhiyawa 1260; from Hittite King Hattusilus to king of Mycenaean Greeks; LBA diplomacy […]

Vocabulary cards IEW Ancient History Based Writing Lesson 1

radiant shining or giving off light; beaming, as with joy or energy fashioned made, built, or shaped serpentine twisting and turning towering reaching a height above others

Ancient History Quiz #4

Qin Dynasty The first imperial dynasty of China, lasting from 221 to 206 BC. Han Dynasty The second imperial dynasty of China, lasting from 206 BC – 220 AD. It was preceded by the Qin Dynasty. Sui Dynasty A short-lived Imperial Chinese dynasty (581-618 AD). Preceded by the Southern and Northern Dynasties, it unified China […]

Ancient History of Egypt

Hyksos foreigners from the Middle East; Ruled from Avaris (belonged to cult of Seth); without control of all of Egypt, Kings of the shepherds, captured Memphis and founded city in the nome of Seth, conquer Egyptians Rosetta Stone o 3 languages: Demotic, Greek, Hieroglyphics o Discovered by Napoleon’s conquest o Attributed to the translation of […]

Timelines in Ancient History

Timeline A way to show the order of events in time Scale The ratio of time measured on a timeline; it may be short or long periods B.C.~A.D. Before Christ ~ Ano Domini, Latin for the Year of Our Lord, was used in the 19th and 20th centuries to identify dates B.C.E.~C.E. These abbreviations are […]

History of the Ancient World (Susan Wise Bauer) – Chapter 13 – The First Military Dictator

Sargon Between 2334 and 2779 he built an empire cupbearer of Ur-Zababa Sargon Duties of Cupbearer butler but also second only to the king; controlled who had an audience with the king; tasted the king’s wine and food to protect him from poison. The dividing point between the Early Dynastic Period and the Akkadian Period […]

ATC Test #1

Why study the liberal arts? One good answer: Well-roundedness. Christians who are renaissance men and women have many advantages, especially in a post-industrial, globalized, pluralistic, post-religious, postmodern information age. Define Worldview (Weltanschauung): The story/framework of ideas, beliefs, and values by which a person understands the world. A spiritual-intellectual-emotional orientation. What is Metaphysics/Ontology: What is the […]

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