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Villages to Cities: How Cities Were Invented

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The first proper city built was _____.

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1. How did the creation of cities change the way in which people worked?

2. The easiest way for a barbarian to gain the products of civilization was to:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet are helpful for gauging your comprehension of the development of villages and cities in history. Some of the information that you need to know for the quiz includes the name of the first proper city as well as when cities first appeared.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this summary worksheet to review:

  • The world's first city
  • When and where cities first appeared
  • Easiest way for a barbarian to gain products
  • Age of cities versus walls
  • Inventions leading to the rise of cities

Skills Practiced

Practice utilizing these skills with this worksheet and quiz:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what was needed in order to develop cities
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the rise of cities and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the development of villages and cities in history

Additional Learning

Investigate the beginnings of cities further by completing the corresponding lesson, Villages to Cities: How Cities Were Invented. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand the features of the Ubaid period
  • Identify the early skills necessary for food and defense
  • Appreciate when the first city of the world came into existence
  • Describe the positive and negative effects of a massive population on a city
  • Know how early civilizations dealt with the challenges of large masses of people
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