Chapter 6 Vocabulary
  • 1. Wealth sent from one country or ruler to another as a sign of superiority or power
A) Empire
B) Code of Laws
C) Capital
D) Tribute
  • 2. The way a country or region uses resources to produce and sell or trade goods and services to meet people's needs and wants
A) Surplus
B) Economy
C) Capital
D) Resource trading
  • 3. A large territory in which several groups of people are ruled by a single leader or government.
A) Kingdom
B) Empire
C) Tribute
D) Territory leadership
  • 4. Written laws and rules
A) Cuneiform
B) Siege
C) Code of Laws
D) Scribes
  • 5. A city that is the center of government for a region or state.
A) Empire
B) Siege
C) Civilization
D) Capital
  • 6. A military blockade and attack on a city to force it to surrender
A) Standing Army
B) Empire
C) Strike Attack
D) Siege
  • 7. Fill in the Blank: Hammurabi first used a ________ to rule the Babylonian Empire.
A) Code of Laws
B) Surplus
C) Siege
D) Capital
  • 8. Fill in the Blank: Agade was the ________ of the Akkadian Empire, and became a very wealthy and powerful cultural center.
A) Capital
B) Empire
C) Civilization
D) Tribute
  • 9. Fill in the Blank: Sargon used ________ as a military strategy to get into the walls of the Sumerian city-states and conquer the city.
A) Forced aggression
B) Strike Attacks
C) Sieges
D) Battering Rams
  • 10. Fill in the Blank: Today, the _____________ of the Middle East is dependent on oil in order to trade and sell.
A) Civilization
B) Code of Laws
C) Empire
D) Economy
  • 11. Fill in the Blank: After taking over a city by force, Sargon would demand that the city-state give him ____________ to take back to display in his city as a show of power.
A) Sieges
B) Surpluses
C) Tributes
D) Cuneiform Tablets
  • 12. Fill in the Blank: Over the course of several thousand years, four different ____________ were able to unite and rule over the city-states of Sumer for large periods of time.
A) Capitals
B) Empires
C) Cities
D) Leaders
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