Chapter 3 Section 1 Review
- What does Mesopotamia mean?
- What are the names of the two rivers?
- Why were civilizations able to arise in Mesopotamia? What made it so special? (Think about geography)
- What was Sumer, how was it governed?
- Where were most city states located?
- What were ziggurats used for?
- What is polytheism?
- How did writing begin in Mesopotamia and what did it evolve into?
- What is an empire?
- Describe how Sargon was as a ruler? What policies did he put in place?
- Wht did the Akkadian Empire fall?
- How were Mesopotamians able to adapt to their environment?
List examples of: