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Colorado State University- Fort Collins
Hist 100 - Western Civilization, Pre-Modern (GT-HI1)

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HIST 100 1st Edition Exam 1 Study Guide Pre History What two ages are included in the Stone Age o Neolithic o Paleolithic In the Stone Age pre history what was the main source of history o Archaeology Polytheism Polytheists were mainly o Persians The Sumerians believed in the o God of War The Assyrians believed in the o Goddess of war Ziggurats were religious temples used by the o Assyrians The Egyptians believed that Gods were manifested as o Humans Mesopotamia o Mesopotamia focused on the building of o City states o What three areas of education did the Mesopotamians advance in o Writing math astrology o What group of people first resided in Mesopotamia o Sumerians o What form of writing did the Sumerians create o Cuneiform Neolithic o What two things came from the Neolithic age o Agriculture and domestication o What led to the beginning of city commerce o Food surplus and specialization of craft Paleolithic o What was characteristic of men and women in this age o Men were hunters and women were gathers Monotheism o What group of people were the first monotheists o Hebrews o For what 3 religions was monotheism the basis of o Judaism Christianity and Islam Pharaoh o Who are the two most popular pharaohs to come from Egypt o Khufu 4th dynasty built pyramids and sphinx o Cleopatra last pharaoh to rule Phalanx o Greek military tactic used in war o What Greek city used the Phalanx in battle o Sparta Spartans o Who made up the phalanx o Lower class men in the army Babylonia o During the exile who became the single God for the Jews o Yahweh Persian Empire o Who were the 3 rulers of the Persian Empire o Cyrus the Great Darius and Xerxes o What is Cyrus known for o Freeing the Jews from Babylonian irrigation systems o What is Darius known for o He invaded Greece and started the Persian wars o What was Xerxes known for o 2nd invasion of Greece Hammurabi o It is the oldest o Law code o What was this law system based on o Class o It contained how many laws o 282 Mycenaean o

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