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This chapter helps students review the structure of Ancient Egyptian society from a standard Ancient Egypt course. Topics covered include:
- The development of hierarchical structures in history
- Egyptian women
- Traditional types of governments
- Egyptian social structure
1. Egyptian Social Structure: From Slaves to Pharaoh
In this lesson, we will explore ancient Egypt's social structure. We'll start at the top of this great pyramid with the Pharaoh and work our way to the bottom, where we'll find peasants and slaves.
2. Development of Hierarchical Structures: Chiefs to Emperors in History
This lesson will explore society's need for hierarchies, as well as kinship as a basis of hierarchical structures. Various forms of hierarchy will be briefly explored and...spoiler alert...they all come back to kinship.
3. Hierarchies: Definition & Explanation
In this lesson we explore the term hierarchies. Hierarchies are present everywhere, in the societies of the past and present, and understanding what they are and how they work can help us gain a better understanding of history.
4. Traditional Types of Government: Definitions, Strengths & Weaknesses
In this lesson, we will explore several traditional types of government. We will define each type and take a close look at its strengths and weaknesses.
5. Theocracy: Definition & Examples
Throughout history, governments have relied on various ideologies to structure bureaucracy. In this lesson, we explore theocracy, a system of government in which the country's religious institutions are closely intertwined with the state.
6. Egyptian Women: Royalty, Privileges & Tradition
In this lesson, we will study ancient Egyptian women. We will focus especially on the rights and privileges they enjoyed in the legal, economic, and social realms, and we will meet Egypt's most famous female ruler.
7. Queen Hatshepsut: Facts, Accomplishments & Death
Explore the life and accomplishment of the Pharaoh-Queen Hatshepsut and test your understanding about Ancient Egypt, the pharaohs, and the development of the Ancient World in this lesson.
8. What was Cleopatra? - History, Biography & Facts
Explore the life and achievements of the Egyptian Pharaoh Cleopatra and test your understanding about ancient Egypt, the Greek Empire, and the Roman Empire.
9. Greek City-States and Governments
This is a lecture about Greek city states. It begins with an examination of the influence geography had on Greek politics, by comparing Greece to Egypt and Mesopotamia. This is followed by a loose characterization of Greek poleis in general, with specific attention paid to constitutions, colonialism and competition.
10. Where is Nefertiti Buried? - Death & Tomb
Nefertiti is one of the most famous ancient Egyptian queens today, but there's a lot we don't know about her. In this lesson, we'll explore some of the leading theories about her final resting place.
11. Cleopatra Project Ideas
Cleopatra was a very influential ruler and a fascinating figure. These project ideas can help your students learn more about her life and role in the changing Mediterranean world.
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