Ch 2: Overview of Ancient Egypt

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This series of engaging lessons and quizzes provides a high-level overview of ancient Egyptian history. Access this convenient chapter whenever you need to improve your ancient Egypt knowledge for an exam, assignment or just for fun.

Overview of Ancient Egypt - Chapter Summary

If you need to brush up on your knowledge of ancient Egyptian history, this online history chapter is right for you. Though a series of simple and engaging lessons, you'll review topics related to ancient Egypt's social structure, agricultural systems and trade. You'll also take a look at two other ancient empires. By the end of the chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Summarize the history of the Neo-Assyrian and Neo-Babylonian Empires
  • Explain Hammurabi's code of laws
  • Describe the social structure of ancient Egypt
  • Assess the agricultural developments and systems of the ancient Egyptians and Mesopotamians
  • Understand how Egypt facilitated trade throughout the Nile Valley and the Eastern Mediterranean region

This chapter includes short self-assessment quizzes to help you check your understanding of the material. You can work through the chapter at any time, and it's accessible on any device that has an Internet connection. If you need any extra help, you can submit questions to our instructors online.

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