Chapter Two Exploration Part One. Complete the following in 5+ sentences unless otherwise noted. 1. 2. Define each of the key words found on page 53 Discuss in a sentence each the key people found on page 53. 3. In what way was Egypt geographically isolated? 4. Describe why the Nile was a prime location for a civilization to grow. Draw and label a small version of the map found on page 53—include Mesopotamia. 5. What role did the Mediterranean Sea play in the development of Egyptian Civilization and the later spread of Egyptian culture. 6. What was the Old Kingdom? In what ways are the pyramids symbolic of this periods wealth and priorities? 7. What does it mean to be deified? Why was this done for Imhotep? 8. What events/social upheavals (or changes) defined the Middle Kingdom era? 9. What lasting impact did the Hyksos have on Egypt? 10. Why is trade important to Egypt? Beside material wealth what else did Egypt gain? 11. How did being linked to the gods enhance and solidify a king’s authority? 12. Discuss in two paragraphs the legal tradition of Egypt. 13. Why was the Egyptian economy food based (not based on the gold standard like ours)? 14. Complete # 2 and 3 on page 63. 15. Discuss the role of these five leaders in the creation (and expansion) of the New Kingdom: Hatshepsut, Tuthmosis III, Akhenaton, Tutankhamun and Ramses II in a page 16. Explain Egyptian beliefs about life and the afterlife and how those grew and changed as Egypt developed. Part Two. 17. Why do you think that Egyptian funerals were so elaborate? What societal role did they fulfill? 18. Answer question 3 on page 74 19. In 1/2 a page discuss the role of Art in Egyptian life. 20. Discuss family life and the roles of women and men in it in ¾ of a page. 21. How did clothing and adornment serve as a way of delineating between the levels of society? 22. Egypt was one of the first to formalize education, explain why it was so important in the advancement of their culture and society. 23. How did hieroglyphics function? 24. Explain in ½ a page the lasting impact that Egypt had on the modern world.