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Trading was socially more highly valued by the Yorubas than it was by the Aztecs and Mesopotamians. Which ancient civilization defeated the ancient Egyptian civilization? Because their religion stressed an afterlife, Egyptians devoted much time and wealth to preparing for survival in the next world. Prepare three quiz questions to be used as part of a challenge game to test student comprehension and retention of what they have learned about various ancient Egyptian inventions. I have done this by noting the terms used in each civilization for such items as social classes, administrative titles, categories of landholding, and supernatural beings.

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Publisher: University of Michigan Library (January 1, 1847)


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