Development of Hierarchical Structures: Chiefs to Emperors in History Video


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The most common form of hierarchy in human history is based upon the notion that:

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1. The first civilization without an aristocracy was:

2. In what way was Moses' hierarchy not a true theocracy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Hierarchical structures throughout history have had similar goals. This quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of these goals, as well as key concepts associated with hierarchies.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students taking this assessment will be quizzed in the following goals:

  • Most common hierarchical structure
  • History of hierarchical development
  • Definition of a Theocracy
  • Social units
  • Goal(s) of a hierarchy

Skills Practiced

With this lesson, students will gain practice in the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on hierarchical structures
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast forms of of hierarchy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the goal(s) of a hierarchy

Additional Learning

This lesson, Development of Hierarchical Structures: Chiefs to Emperors in History, contains the following objectives:

  • Understand the development of hierarchies through the example of Moses
  • Explain the role of kinship in a hierarchical structure
  • Compare and contrast the hierarchical systems of Aristocracy and Theocracy