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


Name- _________________________

Chapter Two

Social Studies Test Review

The test will have:

 True/False;

 Multiple Choice;

 Fill in the Blank;

 Matching;

 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: ______________________________