SS-Ancient Pharaohs The Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs

SS-Ancient Pharaohs The Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs

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Why is King Tut one of the most well known pharaohs? Amazing artifacts were found in Tut's tomb
Why did the ancient Egyptians make mummies? to preserve dead bodies of the pharaohs
What was the major purpose for building the pyramids? tombs for pharaohs when they died
What is one characteristic for which Egypt's Middle Kingdom is especially famous? reunification
Which period is often called the Golden Age, a time when Egypt had reached the height of its power? The New Kingdom
What was one method Khufu used to ensure that his power would be accepted? He declared that he was a god
Hatshepsut was one of the first pharaohs who was a woman
Which pharaoh was successful at trade? Hatshepsut
Who signed the world's first peace treaty? Ramses II
Compared with any other pharaoh is history, Ramses II produced more temples and monuments
What are 3 ways the pharaohs interacted with neighboring peoples? warfare, diplomacy, trade, exchange of letters
What did the pharaohs of ancient Egypt accomplish, and how did they do it? short essay
Which of these was part of the topography of ancient Egypt? a river valley
Which of these words best describes the environment of the Nile Delta? marsh
Because one physical feature was so vital to ancient settlers of Egypt and Kush, most of their settlements were near a river
How did the desert help the people of Egypt and Kush? It gave protection from invaders
One of the ways settlers used the Mediterranean Sea was for catching fish
How did the yearly flooding of the Nile River affect the people of Egypt and Kush? it left silt that improved the soil
Useful vegetation around the Nile River included reeds and papyrus
The wet, fertile plains in ancient Canaan bordered the Mediterranean Sea
Unlike the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea, the Sea of Gaililee was a source of fresh water
What was "dead" about the Dead Sea? It was too salty for any form of life
How was the Jordan River different from the Nile River? It did not flood regularly
Why were people in parts of Canaan herders rather than farmers? The land was hilly and dry
The part of Canaan with the most vegetation was near the Jordan River
Which best describes herders in Canaan? They lived a nomadic life
What wee some ways the Nile River affected people's lives? share 3 examples

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