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

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

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