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Can you answer these questions for Mr. Stockhausen's world history class?

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Which city-state led the Delian League?
What was the first civilization?
Which city-state led the Peloponnesian League?
What term means 'old stone age'?
Which member of the First Triumvirate was credited with ending the Spartacus slave revolt?
What is the term for a Greek spearman?
What geographic feature fundamentally allowed Egyptian civilization to exist?
What foreign group conquered Egypt c. 1800 B.C., ending the Middle Kingdom?
What is the name of the Hebrews' most important religious text?
Which member of the Second Triumvirate became Rome's first emperor?
What is the name for the Greeks' square formation of spearmen?
Who was Alexander the Great's father?
What type of monument was the precursor to the pyramid?
Who was killed on the Ides of March in 44 B.C.?
What term means 'before the present'?
Which Greek thinker famously measured the circumference of Earth?
What is the term for the radical shift to sedentary, agricultural life?
Where was the Parthenon located?
Which member of the First Triumvirate was famous for his successes in the eastern Roman Empire?
What hominid has a name that means 'wise man'?
What hominid has a name that means 'southern ape'?
What Roman emperor infamously proposed making his horse consul?
What term means 'around a certain date'?
What date is the Ides of March?
Which Greek philosopher developed a method of questioning?
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Which member of the Second Triumvirate had been Julius Caesar's right-hand man?
To what river did Alexander's conquests reach?
Which Greek city-state had helots?
Which Greek thinker invented useful devices and famously said 'Eureka'?
What is the term for people who live on the move from place to place?
What does A.D. mean?
What emperor was wrongly rumored to have started a fire in Rome?
What term literally means 'great house of the king'?
What term means 'new stone age'?
Which Greek philosopher wrote 'The Republic' and founded an academy?
What does B.C. mean?
Which member of the Second Triumvirate was a high priest and cavalry commander?
Who founded the Persian Empire and allowed Hebrews to return home from exile?
Which Greek mathematician basically invented geometry?
Who led the Hebrews out of Egypt according to religious scriptures?
What is the term for the time before written history?
Khufu, Khafre, and Menkare built pyramids where?
What is the term for the advisor to an Egyptian ruler?
Which Greek philosopher was Alexander the Great's tutor?
What is the term for people who live off of domesticated animals?
What hominid has a name that means 'wise wise man'?
What does C.E. mean?
What hominid has a name that means 'upright man'?
What is the term for a Persian governor?
What does B.C.E. mean?

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