Sargon of Akkad: Definition & Facts

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The literal translation of Mesopotamia is _____.

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1. The term city-state refers to _____.

2. Akkad, the capital city of the Akkadian Empire, was supposedly located where in terms of our modern day _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Sargon of Akkad created the first empire in history, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge of the man. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the history and legacy of the Akkadian Empire.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on your knowledge of the following:

  • Location of Akkad
  • Characteristics of the Akkadian Empire
  • Definition of acculturation

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as city-state and acculturation
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the literal translation of Mesopotamia

Additional Learning

To learn more about history, review the accompanying lesson Sargon of Akkad: Definition & Facts. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the life of Sargon of Akkad
  • Understand the cultural legacy of Akkad
  • Know the history of Mesopotamia
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