Regular Project Questions

World History: 1st Quarter Project
Research Questions
My group members are: _______________________________________________________
The civilization my group is researching is __________________________
1. Where was it located?
2. What major geographic features are in your empire? (rivers, deserts, mountain ranges, etc.)
1. What type of government did it have?
2. Identify one or two key rulers. When were they in power? What did they do that was
1. How was society organized? Who was at the top, middle, and bottom?
2. Were there any special or unique customs that a traveler should know about?
1. What was the predominant (major) religion? Was there more than one?
2. How did religion impact this culture? Did it affect clothing? Holidays? Customs?
1. What were some of the different jobs people had in this empire? What type of money was
2. What goods did they produce?
World History: 1st Quarter Project
Research Questions
3. Were they known for trade? If so, what goods are involved and who do they trade with?
Art and Culture:
1. Were they known for any special forms of art, literature, or music?
2. What did people do for fun? Are there any games or ceremonies associated with this empire?
3. Are there any famous buildings, cities or landmarks? What are they known for?
1. What forms of technology were present in this civilization?
Daily Life:
1. What types of foods were eaten?
2. What kinds of clothes were worn?
3. What was life like for kids in this culture?