Name- _________________________ Chapter Two Social Studies Test Review The test will have:


Name- _________________________

Chapter Two

Social Studies Test Review

The test will have:


Multiple Choice;

Fill in the Blank;


Compare and Contrast;

Sequencing Events; a map.

Reread the Chapter 2 “Review and Assessment” summaries on page 61.

Study the Key Terms: pages 30, 38, 43, 48, and 56. Use the context and

Glossary if needed.

Mesopotamia means…

Myths in the Sumerian religion…

The Phoenician alphabet versus cuneiform…

The city of Tyre was made wealthy by…

Torah= The Hebrew Bible

Prophets of Israel= all people were equal before God, including kings…

Why did civilization develop in the Fertile Crescent?

Why was Hammurabi’s Code important? Were all people equal under the law?

The Israelites were different from other ancient people because…

How are Judaism, Christianity, and Islam similar?

Know Moses.

Great sea power and master traders= ?

Scribes wrote on ?

The Assyrians and war…

Why did city-states fight?

Ziggurats had levels or terraces because…

Israelite laws given to Moses by God=

Judaism impacted what later religions…

Mesopotamian writing- made up of lines and wedges- was called…

The Phoenicians traveled in…

Babylonia= Hammurabi’s Code; The Israelites= Ten Commandments

Compare and Contrast the Babylonian and Assyrian Empires; Think

Venn! See pages 40 and 41.

Sequence the story of the Hebrews or Israelites, from Abraham to King

David, from Mesopotamia to Canaan to Egypt to Canaan; see pages

51 to 53.

Map the Fertile Crescent and Mesopotamia: Euphrates River;

Mediterranean Sea; Persian Gulf; Tigris River; Assyria; Babylonia; Sumer;

Phoenicia; Canaan; Look at the maps on pages 29, 31, 39 49, 51 and


There will be one text dependent essay on Friday, November 6. You will read several passages from your Social Studies text and respond in writing to a question about the achievements of all the Mesopotamian

civilizations from Sumer to Babylon, from Assyria to Phoenicia, as well the Israelites.

A Mesopotamian Monday Meeting will take place on

November 9, 2015, beginning at 8:30 AM.

Students are invited to come to room 412 for donuts, juice, and Chapter 2 test review.

NOTE: Attending this opportunity is entirely voluntary.

_________________________ has my/our permission to arrive at school at 8:30 AM on Monday, November 9 to participate in the Monday Mesopotamia Meeting.

Parent/Guardian Signature: ______________________________