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6th grade_Ancient Egypt Study Guide

6th grade_Ancient Egypt Study Guide

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polytheistic
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What Egyptians and Mesopotamians were called because they believed in many gods.
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The Book of the Dead
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Egyptian book of spells and prayers was called _____.
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embalming
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To protect the pharaoh's body, the Egyptians developed a process called _____.
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mummy
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The wrapped body of the dead pharaohs was called a _____.
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Pyramids
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_____ protected bodies of dead pharaohs from floods, wild animals, and grave robbers.
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tribute
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Forced payments that conquered people paid to the Egyptian pharaoh
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Valley of the Kings
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During the New Kingdom, pharaohs were buried in tombs cut into cliff called _____.
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rivers
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Geographic features that led to the development of trade networks
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surplus of food, specialization led to trade
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Why cities developed along the Nile in Ancient Egypt
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tombs for pharaohs
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How pyramids were used
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hieroglyphics
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What Ancient Egypt's writing contribution was called _____.
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Pharaoh
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Who was at the top of Egyptian social class pyramid?
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unskilled workers
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The type of people at the bottom of the Egyptian social class pyramid
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to make paper
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How Egyptians used papyrus
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water, fertile soil, natural trade route
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The Nile Valley was ideal for Egyptian civilization to develop because of _____.
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destructive at times
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Negative effects of Nile's flooding
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fertile soil for crops
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Positive effect of Nile's flooding
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shadoofs
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Way Egyptian farmers controlled flooding and irrigated crops
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cataracts, deserts, Nile Delta
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Natural defenses of Egypt's Nile River Valley
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plow
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A tool that promoted a surplus production of food in Ancient Egypt
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art, cities, class divisions, religion, organized government, writing
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Six characteristics of a civilization:
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